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Synonyms for greet
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. greet, recognize, recognise(verb)

    express greetings upon meeting someone

    Synonyms:
    know, recognise, realize, tell apart, agnize, spot, realise, acknowledge, distinguish, accredit, pick out, recognize, discern, make out, agnise

  2. greet(verb)

    send greetings to

    Synonyms:
    recognise, recognize

  3. greet(verb)

    react to in a certain way

    "The President was greeted with catcalls"

    Synonyms:
    recognise, recognize

  4. greet(verb)

    be perceived by

    "Loud music greeted him when he entered the apartment"

    Synonyms:
    recognise, recognize

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. greet(v)

    To accost is to speak first, to friend or stranger, generally with a view to opening conversation; greet is not so distinctly limited, since one may return another's greeting; greet and hail may imply but a passing word; greeting may be altogether silent; to hail is to greet in a loud-voiced and commonly hearty and joyous way, as appears in the expression "hail fellow, well met." To salute is to greet with special token of respect, as a soldier his commander. To apostrophize is to solemnly address some person or personified attribute apart from the audience to whom one is speaking; as, a preacher may apostrophize virtue, the saints of old, or even the Deity. To appeal is strictly to call for some form of help or support. Address is slightly more formal than accost or greet, though it may often be interchanged with them. One may address another at considerable length or in writing; he accosts orally and briefly.

    Synonyms:
    address, address, apostrophize, appeal, approach, cost, court, hail, salute, speak to, woo

    Antonyms:
    avoid, cut, elude, ignore, overlook, pass, pass by, shun

    Preposition:
    Address the memorial to the legislature; the president addressed the people in an eloquent speech; he addressed an intruder with indignation.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. greet(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    salute, welcome, hail, address, accost

  2. greet(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    compliment, send greeting to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. greet(v)

    Synonyms:
    address, salute, hail, accost

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    welcome, salute, commend

How to pronounce greet?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say greet in sign language?

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How to use greet in a sentence?

  1. Max Baucus:

    I think it will basically be a meet and greet and grin and shake hands, and each leader can congratulate themselves. But that's not all bad, it's good that the two will meet, and my hope is that would set the stage for more realistic, more direct, specific conversations later on.

  2. Thomas Dekker:

    To awaken each morning with a smile brightening my face; to greet the day with reverence for the opportunities it contains; to approach my work with a clean mind; to hold ever before me, even in the doing of little things, the ultimate purpose toward which I am working; to meet men and women with laughter on my lips and love in my heart; to be gentle, kind, and courteous through all the hours; to approach the night with weariness that ever woos sleep and the joy that comes from work well done - this is how I desire to waste wisely my days.

  3. Kim Jong:

    I was excited to meet at this historic place and it is really moving that you came all the way to the demarcation line to greet me in person, a new history starts now. An age of peace, from the starting point of history.

  4. Edward Hoagland:

    Men greet each other with a sock on the arm, women with a hug, and the hug wears better in the long run.

  5. Volodymyr Demchyshyn:

    All Ukrainians will be able to greet the New Year with light. There will be no outages in the near future.


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