Definitions of greet

v express greetings upon meeting someone

recognise, recognize
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shake hands
take someone's hands and shake them as a gesture of greeting or congratulation
bob, curtsy
make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect
greet in a friendly way
present, salute
recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position
honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers
hail, herald
greet enthusiastically or joyfully
receive, welcome
bid welcome to; greet upon arrival
say farewell
say good-bye or bid farewell
bid, wish
invoke upon
congratulate, felicitate
express congratulations
greet with a salaam
dismiss, usher out
end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave
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accost, address, come up to
speak to someone

v send greetings to

express respect or esteem for
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communicate, intercommunicate
transmit thoughts or feelings

v react to in a certain way

“The President was greeted with catcalls”
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react, respond
show a response or a reaction to something

v be perceived by

“Loud music greeted him when he entered the apartment”

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