Pronunciation of Greet
/ɡɹˈiːt/, /ɡɹˈiːt/, /ɡ_ɹ_ˈiː_t/

Synonyms for greet:

Sense 1 (noun)

present, shout out, SEE-IN.

Sense 2 (noun)

greeting, stand up, pounce, pick up on.

Sense 4 (noun)

respond, react.

greet (noun)

recognize, recognise.

welcome (noun)

shake hands.

appeal (verb)

implore, solicit, supplicate, address, beseech, accost, invite, approach, entreat, request, beg, entice, plead, buttonhole, appeal, apply, petition.

communication (verb)

recognize, recognise.

greet (verb)

embrace, notice, salaam, hug, salute, shake hands with, kiss, hail, kowtow, acknowledge, curtsy, vociferate, signal, welcome, nod, wave, receive, smile, bow.

meet (verb)

assemble, run into, meet, join, bump into, encounter, gather.

welcome (verb)

shake hands, accost, curtsy, bow, salaam, embrace, receive, nod, salute, acknowledge, recognize, hail, meet, approach, address.

Sense 1

overreact, pounce, shout out, reply, pick up on, act on, salutation, greeting, shake hands, SEE-IN.

Sense 2

answer, turn around, present, stand up.

Sense 3


Sense 4

respond, react.

Sense 5



shake hands.

Other synonyms and related words:

cost, recognise, distinguish, accost, woo, tell apart, sound, discern, realise, salutation, recognize, pick out, react, respond, smack, know, realize, accredit, greeting, court, answer, shake hands, apostrophize, reply, make out.

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