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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting);
[syn: greeting, salutation]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Greeting \Greet"ing\, n. Expression of kindness or joy; salutation at meeting; a compliment from one absent. [1913 Webster] Write to him . . . gentle adieus and greetings. --Shak. Syn: Salutation; salute; compliment. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Greet \Greet\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Greeted; p. pr. & vb. n. Greeting.] [OE. greten, AS. gr[=e]tan to address, approach; akin to OS. gr[=o]tian, LG. gr["o]ten, D. groeten, OHG. gruozzen, G. gr["u]ssen. [root]50.] 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. [1913 Webster] My lord, the mayor of London comes to greet you. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To come upon, or meet, as with something that makes the heart glad. [1913 Webster] In vain the spring my senses greets. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. To accost; to address. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

greeting n 1: (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting) [syn: greeting, salutation]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

61 Moby Thesaurus words for "greeting": Parthian shot, accost, address, affirmation, allegation, answer, apostrophe, assertion, averment, best wishes, bob, bow, card, comment, compliments, crack, curtsy, declaration, devoirs, dictum, embrace, exclamation, expression, good wishes, greetings, hail, hand-clasp, handshake, hello, how-do-you-do, hug, interjection, kiss, mention, message, nod, note, observation, phrase, position, pronouncement, question, reception, reflection, regards, remark, respects, salutation, salute, say, saying, sentence, smile, smile of recognition, statement, subjoinder, thought, utterance, wave, welcome, word