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To welcome or greet, and to say hello - synonyms and related words

shout out

to say something suddenly in a very loud voice

shout-out

noun

a greeting, especially when someone on the radio sends the greeting to someone who might be listening

welcome

verb

to greet someone in a polite and friendly way when they have come to see you or to help you

greet

verb

to behave in a polite or friendly way towards someone when you meet them

meet

verb

to be waiting for someone when they arrive somewhere

see in

to welcome a visitor to a building and take them to where they want to go

receive

verb

to formally welcome a visitor

present

verb

to express something such as greetings to someone

acknowledge

verb

to show that you have seen someone or that you recognize them, for example by smiling or speaking to them

welcome/receive someone with open arms

to be very happy to see someone or to let them stay with you

JOMO

… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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