Definition of Salvage:

  1. The rescue of a wrecked or disabled ship or its cargo from loss at sea.

  2. Recovering or saving abandoned, condemned, damaged, deteriorated, discarded, incomplete, obsoleted, or worn property for recycling, refabrication, restoration, reuse, or scrapping.

  3. Property that has value in excess of its value as a scrap, but is no longer useful for its intended or original purpose.

  4. Rescue (a wrecked or disabled ship or its cargo) from loss at sea.

Synonyms of Salvage

Rescue, Saving, Recovery, Raising, Reclamation, Restoration, Salvation, Rescue, Save, Recover, Retrieve, Raise, Reclaim, Get back, Restore, Reinstate, Abatement, Admission, Admission fee, Agio, Allowance, Amends, Anchorage, Atonement, Bank discount, Blood money, Breakage, Brokerage, Carfare, Cash discount, Cellarage, Chain discount, Charge, Charge-off, Charges, Compensation, Concession, Conservancy, Conservation, Conservationism, Consideration, Cover charge, Cut, Damages, Deduction, Deliver, Deliverance, Delivery, Demand, Depreciation, Discount, Dockage, Drawback, Dues, Entrance fee, Environmental conservation, Exaction, Exactment, Extract, Extricate, Extrication, Fare, Fee, Forest conservation, Forest management, Free, Freeing, Guerdon, Hire, Honorarium, Indemnification, Indemnity, Keeping, Kickback, Liberate, Liberation, License fee, Lifesaving, Maintenance, Meed, Penalty, Penalty clause, Percentage, Pilotage, Portage, Premium, Preserval, Preservation, Price, Price reduction, Price-cut, Protection, Quittance, Ransom, Rebate, Rebatement, Recapture, Reclaim, Reclaiming, Reclamation, Recompense, Recoup, Recoupment, Recover, Recovery, Recuperation, Recycle, Redeem, Redemption, Redress, Reduction, Refund, Regain, Regainment, Release, Remuneration, Reoccupation, Reparation, Replevin, Replevy, Repossession, Requital, Requitement, Rescue, Restitution, Restoration, Resumption, Retake, Retaking, Retribution, Retrieval, Retrieve, Return, Revindication, Revival, Reward, Rollback, Safekeeping, Salvation, Salve, Satisfaction, Save, Saving, Scot, Scot and lot, Set free, Setoff, Shot, Smart money, Soil conservation, Solatium, Storage, Stream conservation, Support, Tare, Time discount, Toll, Towage, Trade discount, Tret, Trover, Underselling, Upkeep, Water conservation, Wergild, Wetlands conservation, Wharfage, Wildlife conservation, Win back, Write-off

How to use Salvage in a sentence?

  1. When your product seems to be obsolete you should try to do anything you can to even salvage a small portion of what you spent on it.
  2. The salvage operator tried to salvage his day by salvaging the gold coins from the abandoned ship on the bottom of the ocean.
  3. A salvage operation was under way.
  4. An emerald and gold cross was salvaged from the wreck.
  5. After the accident, my car was wrecked so bad that it would never run again, so we had to salvage the scrap metal to sell off.

Meaning of Salvage & Salvage Definition