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English verb: greet

1. greet (communication) express greetings upon meeting someone


Synonymsrecognise, recognize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)accost, address, come up to


Narrower (hyponym)bid, bob, curtsy, hail, herald, present, receive, salute, salute, salute, say farewell, shake hands, welcome, wish

2. greet (communication) send greetings to


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)communicate, intercommunicate


Narrower (hyponym)compliment

3. greet (cognition) react to in a certain way


SamplesThe President was greeted with catcalls.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s somebody with something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)react, respond

4. greet (perception) be perceived by


SamplesLoud music greeted him when he entered the apartment.


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something









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