Synonyms of 'greeting'
His greeting was familiar and friendly.
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If someone or something has a particular kind of reception, that is the way that people react to them.
He received a cool reception to his speech.
Salutation or a salutation is a greeting to someone.
The old man moved away, raising his hand in salutation.
Thesaurus for greeting from the Collins English Thesaurus
A greeting is something friendly that you say or do when you meet someone.