salvage

[ sal-vij ]
/ ˈsæl vɪdʒ /

noun

verb (used with object), sal·vaged, sal·vag·ing.

to save from shipwreck, fire, etc.

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How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of salvage

From Old French, dating back to 1635–45; see origin at save1, -age

SYNONYMS FOR salvage

OTHER WORDS FROM salvage

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH salvage

salvage selvage
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British Dictionary definitions for salvageability

salvage
/ (ˈsælvɪdʒ) /

noun

verb (tr)

to save or rescue (goods or property) from fire, shipwreck, etc
to gain (something beneficial) from a failureshe salvaged little from the broken marriage

Derived forms of salvage

salvageable, adjectivesalvager, noun

Word Origin for salvage

C17: from Old French, from Medieval Latin salvāgium, from salvāre to save 1
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