HyperDic: greet

English > 4 senses of the word greet:
VERBcommunicationgreet, recognize, recogniseexpress greetings upon meeting someone
communicationgreetsend greetings to
cognitiongreetreact to in a certain way
perceptiongreetbe perceived by
greet > pronunciation
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English > greet: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningExpress greetings upon meeting someone.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrecognize, recognise
Narrowercurtsy, bobmake a curtsy
hail, heraldgreet enthusiastically or joyfully
salutegreet in a friendly way
salute, presentrecognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation
salutehonor with a military ... / military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers
say farewellsay good-bye or bid farewell
shake handsTake someone's hands and shake them as a gesture of greeting or congratulation
welcome, receivebid welcome to
wish, bidInvoke upon
Broaderaddress, accost, come up tospeak to someone
Nounsgreetera person who greets
greeting(usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
English > greet: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningSend greetings to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
NarrowercomplimentExpress respect or esteem / esteem for
Broadercommunicate, intercommunicatetransmit thoughts or feelings
Nounsgreeting(usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
English > greet: 4 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningreact to in a certain way.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s somebody with something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"The President was greeted with catcalls"
Broaderreact, respondshow a response or a reaction to something
Spanishacoger, recibir, saludar
English > greet: 4 senses > verb 4, perception
MeaningBe perceived by.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"Loud music greeted him when he entered the apartment"

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