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The word greet is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the adjective greet

What does greet mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. [obsolete, except Scotland] Great.

Definition of the noun greet

What does greet mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. [obsolete] Mourning, weeping, lamentation.

Definition of the verb greet

What does greet mean as a doing word?

Greet is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: greeted | greeting | greets

  1. express greetings upon meeting someone
  2. send greetings to
  3. react to in a certain way
    • example: The President was greeted with catcalls
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
    • more generic words: react / respond = show a response or a reaction to something
  4. be perceived by
    • example: Loud music greeted him when he entered the apartment
    • lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Character

Greet is a fictional character from the 2012 film Little Black Spiders.

Phrases with Greet

  1. to greet
  2. Meet and Greet
  3. Meet-and-Greet

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Greet

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Google previewFast Car Physics (2011)

by Chuck Edmondson

GREET is the Greenhouse gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy use in Transportation model. The GREET model is designed to give researchers a basis for evaluating vehicle and fuel combinations for the full fuel cycle and vehicle life ...

Google previewArt and Globalization (2010)

by James Elkins, Zhivka Valiavicharska, Alice Kim

MICHELE GREET is an Assistant ...

Google previewThe Linguistics of Sign Languages (2016)

An introduction by Anne Baker, Beppie van den Bogaerde, Roland Pfau, Trude Schermer

English greet is a transitive verb, and in this case, the pronoun each other functions as a direct object, thus satisfying the valency of the verb. In other languages, however, reciprocity is not expressed by a separate pronoun, but rather by a ...

Google previewMatthew-Apocalypse (1850)

by Josiah Forshall, Frederic Madden

Whanne these thingis 28 weren herd, thei weren fillid with ire, and crieden, and seiden, Greet is the Dian of Effesians";. And the citee was 29 fillid with confusioun, and thei maden an" asaut with oon wille in to the teaatre', and tooken Gayus and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana: Miscellaneous and lexicographical (1845)

by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Whanne these thingis weren herd, thei weren fillid with ire, and crieden and seiden, greet is the Dian of Effesians. Wiety. The Delis of Apostlis, ch. xix. This sinne of ire, after the discriving of Seint Augustin, is wicked will to be avenged by word ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Whanne these thingis weren herd, thei weren fillid with ire, and crieden and seiden, greet is the Dian of Effesians. Wiety. The Dedis of Apostlis, ch. xix. This sinne of ire, after the discriving of Seint Augustin, is wicked will to be avenged by word ...

Google previewEncyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)

by Edward Smedley

Whanne these thingis weren herd, ihei weren fillid with ire, and crieden and seiden, greet is the Dian of Efl'esiiiis. Wiattf. The Dedu ofApostlis, ch. K«. This sinne of ire, after the discriving of Seinl Augu tin, is wicked will to be avenged by word or ...

Google previewThe Pilot (1902)

A Weekly Review of Politics, Literature, and Learning

BEN GREET is a manager of many ventures, one of which just now is a company playing Shakespeare in the outlying theatres and the provinces. Even when such representations are ...

Google previewA New English Dictionary of the English Language (1836)

by Charles Richardson

"Whanne these thinpis weren herd, thei weren flllid with ire and crieden and seiden greet is the Dian of Effesians. Wiclif. Dedis, c. 19. And thei broughtcn the child aliue and thei weren coum- fortid grectli.—ld. Ib. c. 20. That ghe wife which is the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of English Inflected Words, with the Syllabication of All the Words According to a System Founded on Well-defined Principles (1877)

And the System of Syllabication as Applied to Poetry and the Scansion of Verse. Forming Part II of The Handy English Word Book by James Stormonth

greet v., greet'est, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

* To GREET, v. a. [grator. Lat. gntan, Saxon.] 1. To address at meeting, ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

GREET, v. a. & v. n. & Sax. xneran; Belg, GREET'ER, n. s. greetan ; Lat. grator, ...

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Usage statistics about greet

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb greet:

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Quotes about Greet

I greet you as the shapers of American society. (Lyndon B. Johnson)
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Scrabble value of G2R1E1E1T1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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