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1. greet

verb. ['ˈgriːt'] express greetings upon meeting someone.

Synonyms

  • say farewell
  • receive
  • address
  • welcome
  • curtsy
  • accost
  • bid
  • hail
  • herald
  • shake hands
  • bob
  • recognize
  • come up to
  • wish
  • salute
  • recognise

Antonyms

  • welcome
  • reject
  • go
  • skew

Etymology

  • gretan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Greet

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • obsolete
  • mistreat
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • retreat
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • repeat

Example sentences of the word greet


1. Noun, singular or mass
They maintain the appointment book, greet customers and take payment when the appointment is over.

2. Verb, base form
Smile from the moment you walk in the door to greet them!

Quotes containing the word greet


1. Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

2. That's why when major badasses greet each other in movies, they don't say anything, they just nod. The nod means, 'I' am a badass, and I recognize that you, too, are a badass,' but they don't say anything because they're Wolverine and Magneto and it would mess up their vibe to explain.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

3. In secret we met -In silence I grieve,That thy heart could forget,Thy spirit deceive.If I should meet theeAfter long years,How should I greet thee? -With silence and tears
- George Gordon Byron

2. greet

verb. ['ˈgriːt'] send greetings to.

Synonyms

  • compliment
  • intercommunicate

Antonyms

  • past
  • take
  • stay

Etymology

  • gretan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. greet

verb. ['ˈgriːt'] react to in a certain way.

Synonyms

  • react

Antonyms

  • absent
  • absence

Etymology

  • gretan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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