Definitions For Salvage


  • The act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire
  • The act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction
  • Property or goods saved from damage or destruction
  • The act of saving something (such as a building, a ship, or cargo) that is in danger of being completely destroyed
  • Something (such as cargo) that is saved from a wreck, fire, etc.


  • Collect discarded material
  • Save from ruin, destruction, or harm
  • To remove (something) from a place so that it will not be damaged, destroyed, or lost
  • To save (something valuable or important) : to prevent the loss of (something)

Is Salvage a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Salvage is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Salvage in a Sentence

  • The ship was beyond salvage.
  • The salvage from the wrecked ship
  • Divers salvaged some of the sunken ship's cargo.
  • Few of their possessions were salvaged from the fire.
  • He is trying to salvage his marriage.

Synonyms for Salvage

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