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synonyms for greeting

  • hello
  • nod
  • ovation
  • reception
  • salute
  • acknowledgment
  • address
  • aloha
  • ciao
  • compliments
  • hail
  • heralding
  • hi
  • highball
  • how-do-you-do
  • howdy
  • note
  • notice
  • regards
  • respects
  • rumble
  • salaam
  • salutation
  • testimonial
  • best wishes
  • card
  • compellation
  • good wishes
  • high-five
  • letter
  • speaking to
  • ushering in
  • what's happening
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antonyms for greeting

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  • heedlessness
  • ignorance
  • neglect
  • farewell
  • goodbye
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How to use greeting in a sentence

Whether you buy a pack of these bread-shaped greeting cards or attach one to a gift, Food for Thoughts donates the cash equivalent of one peanut butter and jelly sandwich to hunger-fighting organizations.
GIFTS THAT KEEP ON GIVING: THESE RETAILERS OFFER ONE-FOR-ONE DEALS OR MAKE FINANCIAL DONATIONSLAURA DAILYNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Everyone being stuck inside and parents likely distracted by work is a recipe for kids getting into trouble — and now the holiday season, with its battery-filled gifts and even greeting cards, threatens to intensify the situation still further.
STOP EATING BATTERIES ALREADYFIONA ZUBLINNOVEMBER 27, 2020OZY
She added that nearly 300 Hawks employees were helping out by filling roles as varied as greeting voters and serving as poll workers alongside county employees.
TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLOT BOXNATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)NOVEMBER 3, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
At times I do not have the time to shop for a get well, sympathy or other type of greeting card.
HINTS FROM HELOISE: LET IT GROW, THEN LET IT GOHELOISE HELOISEOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Since then, several calls and texts to my sister and brother-in-law to extend birthday wishes — only messages with birthday greetings were left — have gone unanswered.
CAROLYN HAX: IT TAKES TWO TO TANGO OR FEUD, SO JUST DANCE AROUND BRIDE’S SNUBCAROLYN HAXOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As people the world over are choosing to ditch the handshakes and hugs for fear of contracting the coronavirus, namaste is becoming the perfect pandemic greeting.
WHY ‘NAMASTE’ HAS BECOME THE PERFECT PANDEMIC GREETINGLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 30, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
You’re going to see a greeting, collect some information, and go solve a problem.
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Tressan advanced to meet him, a smile of cordial welcome on his lips, and they bowed to each other in formal greeting.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
In their greeting there seemed a taunting note as though they knew they had no more to fear from me and could be generous.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Garnache bowed to the lady, who returned his greeting by an inclination of the head, and his keen eyes played briskly over her.
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WORDS RELATED TO GREETING

  • acclamation
  • addressing
  • answer
  • apology
  • applause
  • appreciation
  • bestowal
  • bow
  • card
  • confession
  • contract
  • credit
  • gift
  • gratitude
  • greeting
  • guarantee
  • hail
  • hailing
  • letter
  • nod
  • notice
  • reaction
  • receipt
  • reply
  • response
  • return
  • salutation
  • salute
  • signature
  • statement
  • support
  • thanks
  • token
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