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greet

 
 
pronunciation:
grit
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: verb
inflections: greets, greeting, greeted
definition: to use words or simple actions that show pleasure or respect when you meet someone or start a letter.
She always says "Hi" when she greets people, never "Hello."She greeted her guests with a smile and a bow.
similar words:
address, meet, salute, welcome
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derivation: greeter (n.)