Synonyms of salve


1. ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve, remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic

usage: semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation

2. salve, redress, remedy, remediation

usage: anything that remedies or heals or soothes; "he needed a salve for his conscience"


1. salvage, salve, relieve, save, rescue, deliver

usage: save from ruin, destruction, or harm

2. salve, medicate, medicine

usage: apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing

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Definition and meaning of salve (Dictionary)