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to say something suddenly in a very loud voice
to greet someone in a polite and friendly way when they have come to see you or to help you
to behave in a polite or friendly way towards someone when you meet them
to be waiting for someone when they arrive somewhere
to welcome a visitor to a building and take them to where they want to go
to formally welcome a visitor
to show that you have seen someone or that you recognize them, for example by smiling or speaking to them
to be very happy to see someone or to let them stay with you
in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them
a red fruit from West Africa and the Caribbean that is eaten as a vegetable and grows on an ackee...
an electric skateboard
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Free thesaurus definition of to welcome or greet and to say hello from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.