ETYM Old Eng. greten, AS. graetan, grętan; akin to Icel. grâta, Swed. grata, Dan. graede, Goth. gręctan; cf. Skr. hrâd to sound, roar.
1. To be welcomed by.
2. To express greetings upon meeting someone; SYN. recognize.
3. To react to in a positive or negative fashion.
4. To send greetings to.