- 1[usually passive] salt something to put salt on or in food salted peanuts a pan of boiling salted water
- 2salt something (down) to preserve food with salt salted fish We salted down a large crop of beans last year.
- 3salt something to put salt on roads to melt ice or snow Phrasal Verbssalt somethingaway
NAmE//sɔlt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they salt
he / she / it salts
past simple salted
-ing form salting