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greetings, plural;
  1. A polite word or sign of welcome or recognition
    • - Mandy shouted a greeting
  2. The action of giving such a sign
    • - she raised her hand in greeting
  3. A formal expression of goodwill, said on meeting or in a written message
    • - warm greetings to you all

  1. (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
  2. (greet) express greetings upon meeting someone
  3. (greet) react to in a certain way; "The President was greeted with catcalls"
  4. (greet) be perceived by; "Loud music greeted him when he entered the apartment"
  5. Greeting is an act of communication in which human beings (as well as other members of the animal kingdom) intentionally make their presence known to each other, to show attention to, and to suggest a type of relationship or social status between individuals or groups of people coming in contact ...
  6. Greeting is the first album by Japanese pop singer Nami Tamaki. The album was released in Japan by Sony Music Japan, then re-released in America by Tofu Records.
  7. The Greeting is a 1978 live album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, his thirteenth release on the Milestone label. ...
  8. (Greetings (2004 film)) Greetings is a 2004 Malayalam film by Shajoon Karyal starring Jayasurya and Kavya Madhavan.
  9. (Greetings (film)) Greetings is a 1968 film directed by Brian De Palma. The film, which featured a young Robert De Niro in his first major role, is a satirical film about men avoiding the Vietnam War draft.
  10. A conventional phrase used to start a letter or conversation or otherwise to acknowledge a person's arrival or presence
  11. (greet) Mourning, weeping, lamentation; 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; To come upon, or ...
  12. (Greetings) Greeting cards printed as postcards for birthdays, holidays, friendship, etc.
  13. (Greetings) Receiving guests Taa-ba sa-baa’ hu-kum Good morning to all of you
  14. (Greetings) These include gestures aimed at welcoming someone after a separation or done upon meeting someone for the first time.  They include waves, handshakes, hugs, salutes, bows, curtseys, and so forth and are culturally specific.
  15. Greetings are very important for parrots. If you have been gone and return home, always say hello to your parrot whether he is screaming or not. Actually not greeting a parrot when you come home often helps create a screaming problem.
  16. (Greet) To shed tears, to weep; greetin', weeping.
  17. (Greet) cry - don’t go greeting about spilled milk...
  18. (greet) (UK) to cry for, insist on. Also "grat", particularly as a past tense.
  19. Charlene Mires, Villanova University, Randall Miller, St. Joseph’s University
  20. In voice mail, the recording heard by a caller on reaching subscriber's mailbox. See also voice message.
  21. To welcome someone, often with words, e.g. Hello, how are you?
  22. The celebrant greets all pre-sent at the liturgy, expressing the presence of the Lord to the assembled community.
  23. An opening invocation by pastor and people, in which the pastor says "The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all" and the people respond "And also with you".
  24. Serve as part of the act of acknowledging another at the opening of an encounter.
  25. To salute or welcome in a friendly and respectful way with speech or writing, as upon meeting or in opening a letter.