KJV Dictionary Definition: greet


GREET, v.t. L. rudo, to bray, to roar.

1. To address with expressions of kind wishes; to salute in kindness and respect.

My lord, the Mayor if London comes to greet you.

2. To address at meeting; to address in any manner.

3. To congratulate.

4. To pay compliments at a distance; to send kind wishes to. Col.4. 2 Tim.4.

5. To meet and address with kindness; or to express kind wishes accompanied with an embrace. 1 Thess.5.

6. To meet.

GREET, v.i. To meet and salute.

There greet in silence, as the dead are wont,

And sleep in peace.

1. To weep; written by Spenser greit.


GREE'TED, pp. Addressed with kind wishes; complimented.


GREE'TING, ppr. Addressing with kind wishes or expressions of joy; complimenting; congratulating; saluting.

GREE'TING, n. Expression of kindness or joy; salutation at meeting; compliment addressed from one absent.