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interjection as in good morning

noun as in respects

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Example Sentences

And it is not clear that there have been a rash of lawsuits from outraged parents over aggressive Christmastime greetings.

Greetings were courteous and warm, requests were focused, translations were careful.

When I get older losing my hair/Many years from now/Will you still be sending me a valentine/Birthday greetings, bottle of wine?

Secundus sends very many and perpetual greetings to Onesimus.

Chatty abbreviations were common in Roman messages: SPD stood for salutem plurimam dicit, or “sends many greetings.”

Virginia Wilson murmured aghast, when the introductions and first greetings were over.

An unknown sympathizer sends greetings, in the name of humanity.

Fennefos, entering by the street door, was received in the unlighted passage by many friendly hands and affectionate greetings.

Returning on the morrow, he found Mr. Wilding at table with Nick Trenchard, and he cut short the greetings of both men.

The two exchanged cordial greetings, and David immediately prepared to give his friend a hearty meal.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to greetings, such as: bonjour, buenos dias, and good morrow.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.