I. \(ˈ)rē+\ transitive verb
Etymology: re- + greet
1. obsolete : to greet again
2. archaic : to return the salutation of : offer a greeting to
II. noun
1. obsolete : a greeting in return : a return salutation
2. regreets plural, obsolete : a message or words of greeting : greetings

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Regreet — Re*greet (r?*gr?t ), v. t. To greet again; to resalute; to return a salutation to; to greet. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Regreet — Re*greet , n. A return or exchange of salutation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • regreet — transitive verb Date: 1593 archaic to greet in return …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • regreet — /ree greet /, v.t., v.i. 1. to greet in return or again. n. 2. regreets, Obs. greetings. [1580 90; RE + GREET1] * * * …   Universalium

  • regreet — greeter …   Anagrams dictionary

  • regreet — re·greet …   English syllables

  • greeter — regreet …   Anagrams dictionary

  • play fast and loose — Meaning Origin From Shakespeare s King John. KING PHILIP: Good reverend father, make my person yours, And tell me how you would bestow yourself. This royal hand and mine are newly knit, And the conjunction of our inward souls Married in league,… …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • greetings — n regards, kind/warm regards, respects, compliments, best wishes, good wishes, congratulations, respects, love, salutations, remembrances, salaams, salve OLD (Shakesp) regreet(s) * * * This entry deals with ways of greeting someone when you meet… …   Useful english dictionary

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