Definition of 'greet'
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The meet and greet lasted about two hours. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The arrival of the studious Frenchman was not exactly greeted with universal enthusiasm within the club. The Sun (2016)Your ticket includes a meet and greet with Santa plus a free gift. The Sun (2016)Test status was greeted enthusiastically, but then reality hit home. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I like the way he meets and greets. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The collapse was greeted with dismay by both unions and government. The Sun (2008)Most of those striking over pay work as characters greeting guests and performing shows. The Sun (2012)Sometimes he greets visitors standing and you see that he is rather smaller than you expected. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The changes have been greeted enthusiastically by many in their fifties and sixties who are approaching retirement. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The way he greets players as they come off the pitch. The Sun (2007)The arrival was also greeted with enthusiasm by residents. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The news will be greeted with delight by forces families. The Sun (2008)The container was inside a parcel that contained a greeting card and a scarf. Times, Sunday Times (2011)All are ready to meet and greet. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Six meerkats greet visitors from an enclosure by the front door. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many of them would recognise and greet him enthusiastically as we walked together to and from court. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Neither of these announcements was greeted with universal enthusiasm. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some people will greet this news with whoops of delight. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The way he greets folks as they leave is as telling as what he does during the service. Christianity Today (2000)You and your guest will be greeted by friendly staff and can enjoy full use of the spa facilities. The Sun (2014)The message was greeted by whistles. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The news has been greeted with dismay, though. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The message was greeted with anger and incredulity by Syria experts and opposition activists. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They will come at us absolutely full on and we will be there to meet them and greet them in the right way. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I open the door and am greeted by an array of friendly faces. The Sun (2013)My wife opens the door and greets me with that familiar look, the one of pity at my lack of manliness. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The prospect of Britain suffering a fresh wave of redundancies will be greeted with dismay in the Cabinet. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'greet'
British English: greet /ɡriːt/ VERB
When you greet someone, you say something friendly such as `hello' when you meet them.
She greeted him when he came in from school.
- American English: greet
- Arabic: يُرَحِّبُ بِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: cumprimentar
- Chinese: 问候
- Croatian: pozdraviti
- Czech: zdravit
- Danish: hilse
- Dutch: groeten
- European Spanish: saludar
- Finnish: tervehtiä
- French: saluer dire bonjour
- German: grüßen
- Greek: χαιρετώ
- Italian: accogliere
- Japanese: ･･･に挨拶する
- Korean: 인사하다
- Norwegian: hilse
- Polish: przywitać
- European Portuguese: cumprimentar
- Romanian: a saluta
- Russian: приветствовать
- Spanish: saludar
- Swedish: hälsa säga hej
- Thai: ทักทาย
- Turkish: selamlamak
- Ukrainian: вітати
- Vietnamese: chào hỏi
Definition of greet from the Collins English Dictionary
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