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greet


  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greet  \Greet\,  a. 
  Great.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greet  \Greet\,  v.  i.  [OE.  greten,  AS  gr[=ae]tan,  gr[=e]tan; 
  akin  to  Icel.  gr[=a]ta,  Sw  gr[*a]ta,  Dan.  gr[ae]de,  Goth. 
  gr[=e]ctan;  cf  Skr.  hr[=a]d  to  sound,  roar.  [root]50.] 
  To  weep;  to  cry;  to  lament.  [Obs.  or  Scot.]  [Written  also 
  {greit}.]  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greet  \Greet\,  n. 
  Mourning.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greet  \Greet\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Greeted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Greeting}.]  [OE.  greten,  AS  gr[=e]tan  to  address,  approach; 
  akin  to  OS  gr[=o]tian,  LG  gr["o]ten,  D.  groeten  OHG. 
  gruozzen  G.  gr["u]ssen.  [root]50.] 
  1.  To  address  with  salutations  or  expressions  of  kind  wishes; 
  to  salute;  to  hail;  to  welcome;  to  accost  with  friendship; 
  to  pay  respects  or  compliments  to  either  personally  or 
  through  the  intervention  of  another,  or  by  writing  or 
  token. 
 
  My  lord,  the  mayor  of  London  comes  to  greet  you 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  come  upon  or  meet  as  with  something  that  makes  the 
  heart  glad. 
 
  In  vain  the  spring  my  senses  greets.  --Addison. 
 
  3.  To  accost;  to  address.  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greet  \Greet\,  v.  i. 
  To  meet  and  give  salutations. 
 
  There  greet  in  silence,  as  the  dead  are  wont,  And  sleep 
  in  peace.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greet  \Greet\,  n. 
  Greeting.  [Obs.]  --F.  Beaumont. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  greet 
  v  1:  express  greetings  upon  meeting  someone  [syn:  {recognize}] 
  2:  send  greetings  to 
  3:  react  to  in  a  certain  way  "The  President  was  greeted  with 
  catcalls" 
  4:  be  perceived  by  "Loud  music  greeted  him  when  he  entered  the 
  apartment" 




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