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greet

greet

 
 
pronunciation:
grit
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: greeted, greeting, greets
definition 1: to meet or address with friendly or respectful words.
synonyms:
hail
similar words:
address, meet, receive, salute, welcome
definition 2: to react to or meet in a particular way.
He greeted this news with a frown.
synonyms:
meet, welcome
similar words:
accept, confront, deal with, face, receive
definition 3: to make itself seen or heard by.
A beautiful sunrise greeted me as I awoke.
similar words:
confront, face, meet, welcome
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derivation: greeter (n.)