Definition Of greet


give a polite word or sign of welcome or recognition to (someone) on meeting.

In the village street, many people stopped to greet me and welcome my brother and his wife.

weep; cry.

he sat down on the armchair and started to greet

Example Of greet

  • A disgraceful sight has greeted visitors to one of Kerry's most popular scenic spots in recent weeks.

  • A giant roar greets the youngster's appearance on the touchline.

  • ‘Welcome to Beirut,’ Shepherd says as he greets me later the same morning, dressed in his chef's whites.

  • But the move has been greeted with derision by sitting Euro MPs.

  • But they can also make me greet in a manner suggesting I wish I'd been born a million miles from any misty glen.

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