- Interjection. ''literally'', "I humbly bow to you"; also used as a greeting or acknowledgement of the equality of all, and pays honor to the sacredness of all.
- Noun. the traditional greeting when saying the word namaste with folded hands and a slight bow.
- Noun. in yoga, the pose associated with this word, usually with the flat hands held palms together, fingers up, in front of the heart and a slight bow.