Definition of Salient:

  1. Noticeable, clear to see; obvious. In his letter, he claimed that he just wanted to say hello, but the more salient message to me was that he was lonely and badly needed a friend to talk to..

Synonyms of Salient

Airspace, Area, Arrant, Arresting, Bas-relief, Bellying, Belt, Blatant, Bold, Boldness, Bulging, Celebrated, Chief, Confines, Conspicuous, Continental shelf, Corridor, Country, Department, Distinctive, Distinguished, Distinguishing, District, Division, Embossment, Eminence, Eminent, Emissile, Environs, Esteemed, Estimable, Exceptional, Excrescence, Excrescency, Excrescent, Excrescential, Extraordinary, Extruding, Extrusion, Flagrant, Gibbosity, Gibbousness, Glaring, Ground, Hanging out, Heartland, High relief, Hinterland, Important, Impressive, In relief, In the foreground, Intrusive, Jutting, Land, Low relief, Marked, Memorable, Milieu, Moving, Neighborhood, Noble, Notable, Noteworthy, Noticeable, Notorious, Obtrusive, Obvious, Of mark, Offshore rights, Ostensible, Outstanding, Part, Parts, Pertinent, Place, Precincts, Premises, Prestigious, Primary, Principal, Prognathous, Projecting, Projection, Prominence, Prominent, Pronounced, Protrudent, Protruding, Protrusile, Protrusion, Protrusive, Protuberance, Protuberancy, Protuberant, Protuberating, Purlieus, Quarter, Rare, Region, Relief, Remarkable, Rememberable, Reputable, Salience, Section, Signal, Significant, Soil, Space, Special, Staring, Stark-staring, Sticking out, Striking, Telling, Terrain, Territory, Three-mile limit, Tuberosity, Tuberousness, Twelve-mile limit, Unforgettable, Unique, Vicinage, Vicinity, Weighty, Zone

How to use Salient in a sentence?

  1. Despite touching upon a wide variety of topics, it was clear to shareholders that the salient point of the chief executives letter was that the company was in danger of imminent bankruptcy.
  2. The phone plan looked like a good deal to begin with, because of the salient details, but there were too many hidden fees.
  3. The enormous dent in the side door of the car was salient ; there was no possible way to ask for a higher price on this damaged vehicle.

Meaning of Salient & Salient Definition