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Synonyms for salt

add salt to


  • add salt to
  • flavour with salt

rub salt into the wound


  • make something worse
  • add insult to injury
  • fan the flames
  • aggravate matters
  • magnify a problem

with a grain or pinch of salt

Synonyms for salt

a person engaged in sailing or working on a ship

salt away: to reserve for the future

salt away: to place (money) in a bank

Synonyms for salt

a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)

white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food

negotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries' stock of nuclear weapons

the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth

sprinkle as if with salt

add zest or liveliness to

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preserve with salt

(of speech) painful or bitter

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Mohinder Singh Basra, from Wolverhampton, was jailed for eight years last month for salting away the cash over just 18 months.
I left Aintree last year promising I wouldn't desert him in 2003, and I'll be salting away some 25-1 this week.
People who had been led to believe that their failure to participate in the great boom of the '90s would result in their eating dog food when they finally retired were now being told to start salting away as much money as they could because they could not depend on Wall Street to bail them out.
The 35-year-old former cathedral guide has officially been unemployed while salting away a fortune - but he is a master at keeping things low key.
75billion - mainly by salting away the profits of illegal oil smuggling operations.
But will the convention, first drawn up in Paris two years ago by the world's 29 richest countries and five other nations, put an end to graft, baksheesh, venality in high places, and the salting away of `millions of dollars into unnamed Swiss bank accounts?
A lot of us don't have the means to be model savers, salting away a fourth or more of our salaries.
Telecom firm finance manager Neil Hooson has already taken the plunge by investing in shares and salting away a regular sum to buy more.