Greeting

  • 21 GREETING — (Roget s Thesaurus II) Index noun greeting, regard verb accost, greet (2) See also MEET …

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  • 22 greeting — greet|ing [ gritıŋ ] noun * 1. ) count or uncount something polite or friendly that you say or do when you meet someone: They exchanged greetings and sat down. He came to meet her, his hands extended in greeting. 2. ) count usually plural a… …

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  • 23 greeting — Scottish slang, crying. Why are you greeting? I fell over and hurt my knee …

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  • 24 greeting — Scottish slang, crying. Why are you greeting? I fell over and hurt my knee …

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  • 25 greeting — noun 1》 a word or sign of welcome or recognition.     ↘the action of greeting. 2》 (usu. greetings) a formal expression of goodwill …

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  • 26 greeting — noun (C) 1 words you use or something you do when you meet someone: I said good morning to Diane, but she didn t return my greeting. | exchange greetings (=greet each other) 2 (usually plural) a message saying that you hope someone will be happy …

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  • 27 greeting — noun 1) he shouted a greeting Syn: hello, salute, salutation, address; welcome; acknowledgment Ant: farewell 2) (greetings) birthday greetings Syn …

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  • 28 greeting — noun 1) he shouted a greeting Syn: hello, salutation, welcome, reception 2) birthday greetings Syn: best wishes, good wishes, congratulations, compliments, regards, respects • …

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  • 29 greeting — /ˈgritɪŋ / (say greeting) noun 1. the act or words of someone who greets. 2. (usually plural) a friendly message: send greetings …

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  • 30 greeting — noun Date: before 12th century 1. a salutation at meeting 2. an expression of good wishes ; regards usually used in plural < holiday greetings > …

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  • 31 greeting — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, accost, address, affirmation, allegation, answer, apostrophe, assertion, averment, best wishes, bob, bow, card, comment, compliments, crack, curtsy, declaration, devoirs, dictum, embrace, exclamation,… …

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  • 32 greeting — Scottish Vernacular Dictionary Cry(ing), moan(ing)Aye she s a right greetin bugger, they cry her moaning minnie …

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  • 33 greeting — I. , sb. == salutation. 1238 B. II. , sb. == weeping. HD. 166 …

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  • 34 greeting — greet·ing || griːtɪŋ n. welcome; warm regards (sent to someone through another or via mail) grɪːt v. welcome; salute; meet, receive …

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  • 35 greeting — n. 1. Salutation, welcome, salute. 2. Compliment, expression of good will …

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  • 36 greeting — n 1. salutation, address, salute, salaam, hail, welcome; hello, halloo, aloha, how do you do; bow, curtsy, genuflection, scrape; handshake, handclasp, kiss, peck; nod, bob, duck, kowtow, prostration, homage. 2. message, note, tidings, missive,… …

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  • 37 greeting — [ˈgriːtɪŋ] noun 1) [C/U] something polite or friendly that you say or do when you meet someone They exchanged greetings and sat down.[/ex] 2) [C] a friendly message that you send to someone on a special occasion such as their birthday …

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  • 38 greeting — greet•ing [[t]ˈgri tɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) the act or words of one who greets; salutation 2) greetings, an expression of friendly regard • Etymology: bef. 900 …

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  • 39 greeting — n. 1 the act or an instance of welcoming or addressing politely. 2 words, gestures, etc., used to greet a person. 3 (often in pl.) an expression of goodwill. Phrases and idioms: greetings card a decorative card sent to convey greetings …

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  • 40 greeting card — UK US noun [C] US COMMERCE ► GREETINGS CARD(Cf. ↑greetings card) …

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