- vt. 欢迎,迎接,致意,问候 give a conventional sign or word of welcome or pleasure when meeting sb or receiving a guest
express greetings upon meeting someone
send greetings to
react to in a certain way;
"The President was greeted with catcalls"
be perceived by;
"Loud music greeted him when he entered the apartment"
- I greet you in the name of the President.
- He greeted her with a loving hug.
- They greet each other with a hug and say Merry Christmas!
- Mick greeted her with a kiss on each cheek.
- Tom gravely steps forward to greet us.
- At the wedding reception,the bride and groom greet their guests.
- The audience greet his speech with loud cheer.
- The host greeted us at the gate.
- Leonora was still crying when unexpected visitors arrived; gulping back her tears, she made an effort to greet them cheerfully.
- People on shore greeted the new 10,000 liner by waving their arms as it was getting up.
- She greets me whenever she meets me.
- He greeted her most cordially.
- She went on working after she greeted me.
- When I reached the top of the mountain, a splendid view greeted my eyes.
- While the train was passing, a roaring sound greeted our ears.
- We sent a message, greeting the 30th anniversary of his teaching.
- The news was greeted by booing.
- I woke up and was greeted by bird song.
- “Well,John, how are you doing?” Mary greeted.
- She was greeted as a heroine.
- greet with (v.+prep.)
以…来对待… face sb/sth with sth
She..rose..to greet him. 'Mr. Tunner! How delightful!'出自： P. Bowles
He greeted Milo jovially each time they met.出自： J. Heller
None greets, for none the greeting will return.出自： absol.
- greet, hail, salute
- 这组词的共同意思是“迎接,向…致敬”。其区别在于:greet可指任何形式的致意,如听到一则消息,接受某一物件后表示自己的某种感情; hail指从远处招呼以示欢迎; salute是比较正式的用语,常指以军队的敬礼或鸣炮、行礼等方式向某人致敬或以正式的仪式迎接某人,向某人致敬。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的gretan，意为向……讲话。