Synonyms and related words:
address, after-dinner speech, allocution, chalk talk, debate, declamation, diatribe, eulogy, exhortation, filibuster, forensic, forensic address, formal speech, funeral oration, harangue, hortatory address, inaugural, inaugural address, invective, jeremiad, oration, pep talk, peroration, philippic, pitch, prepared speech, prepared text, public speech, reading, recital, recitation, sales talk, salutatory address, say, screed, set speech, speech, speechification, speeching, talk, talkathon, tirade, valediction, valedictory, valedictory address

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • Salutatory — Sa*lu ta*to*ry, n. 1. A place for saluting or greeting; a vestibule; a porch. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (American Colleges) The salutatory oration. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salutatory — Sa*lu ta*to*ry, a. [L. salutatorius. See {Salute}.] Containing or expressing salutations; speaking a welcome; greeting; applied especially to the oration which introduces the exercises of the Commencements, or similar public exhibitions, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • salutatory — 1895; see SALUTATION (Cf. salutation) + ORY (Cf. ory) …   Etymology dictionary

  • salutatory — ☆ salutatory [sə lo͞ot′ə tôr΄ē] adj. [L salutatorius] of or expressing a salutation n. pl. salutatories an opening or welcoming address, esp. at a school or college commencement exercise …   English World dictionary

  • salutatory — I. a. Greeting. II. n. [U. S.] Salutatory oration at college commencement …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • salutatory — salutation ► NOUN ▪ a greeting. DERIVATIVES salutational adjective salutatory adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • salutatory — I. adjective Date: 1702 of or relating to a salutation ; expressing or containing a welcome or greeting II. noun (plural ries) Date: 1779 an address or statement of welcome or greeting …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • salutatory — salutatorily, adv. /seuh looh teuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj., n., pl. salutatories. adj. 1. pertaining to or of the nature of a salutation. n. 2. a welcoming address, esp. one given at the beginning of commencement exercises in some U.S. high… …   Universalium

  • salutatory — 1. adjective Characteristic of a salutation or greeting. 2. noun A greeting or an address or speech of greeting …   Wiktionary

  • salutatory — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. address, recitation, lecture; see speech 3 …   English dictionary for students

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