HyperDic: greeting

English > 1 sense of the word greeting:
NOUNcommunicationgreeting, salutation(usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
greeting > pronunciation
Soundsgriy'tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > greeting: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaning(usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting).
Synonymsalutation
Narrowercalling card, visiting card, cardA printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited
good afternoon, afternoonA conventional expression / expression of greeting or farewell
good morning, morningA conventional expression / expression of greeting or farewell
hailenthusiastic greeting
hello, hullo, hi, howdy, how-do-you-doAn expression / expression of greeting
pax, kiss of peace(Roman Catholic Church) a greeting signifying Christian love for those assisting at the Eucharist
reception, responseThe manner in which something is greeted
regard, wish, compliments(usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare
salute, military greetingA formal military gesture of respect
saluteAn act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat
welcomeA greeting or reception
well-wishingAn expression of good will from one person to another
Broaderacknowledgment, acknowledgementA statement acknowledging something or someone
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishsaludo, salutación, salva
Catalanbenvinguda, salutació, salut
Verbsgreetexpress greetings upon meeting someone
greetsend greetings to

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