[ sal-vij ]
/ ˈsæl vɪdʒ /
verb (used with object), sal·vaged, sal·vag·ing.
to save from shipwreck, fire, etc.
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Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
OTHER WORDS FROM salvage
sal·vage·a·ble, adjectivesal·vage·a·bil·i·ty, nounsal·vag·er, nounnon·sal·vage·a·ble, adjective
un·sal·vage·a·ble, adjectiveun·sal·vage·a·bly, adverbun·sal·vaged, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH salvagesalvage selvage
Words nearby salvage
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British Dictionary definitions for salvageability
/ (ˈsælvɪdʒ) /
the act, process, or business of rescuing vessels or their cargoes from loss at sea
- the act of saving any goods or property in danger of damage or destruction
- (as modifier)a salvage operation
the goods or property so saved
compensation paid for the salvage of a vessel or its cargo
the proceeds from the sale of salvaged goods or property
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 salvagesalvageable, adjectivesalvager, noun
Word Origin for salvage
C17: from Old French, from Medieval Latin salvāgium, from salvāre to save 1
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