Greet a. Great. [Obs.]
Greet, v. i. To weep; to cry; to lament. [Obs. or Scot.] [Written also greit.]
Greet, n. Mourning. [Obs.]
Greet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Greeted; p. pr. & vb. n. Greeting.]
1. 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.
My lord, the mayor of London comes to greet you. --Shak.
2. To come upon, or meet, as with something that makes the heart glad.
In vain the spring my senses greets. --Addison.
3. To accost; to address.
Greet v. i. To meet and give salutations.
There greet in silence, as the dead are wont, And sleep in peace. --Shak.
Greet, n. Greeting. [Obs.]
v 1: express greetings upon meeting someone [syn: recognize, recognise]
2: send greetings to
3: react to in a certain way; "The President was greeted with
4: be perceived by; "Loud music greeted him when he entered the