What does the word greeting mean?

Usage examples for greeting

  1. She started and shook at the slightest sound, and, unable to find any words to answer my greeting, could only sink into a chair and sit crying silently. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. The world had forgotten her since, but here she was, a Mrs. Jennings, married to a Devonshire village doctor, greeting her husband like a good wife at the railway station. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  3. To the contrary, I gather from your greeting that you were expecting our friend, Mr. Anisty? – The Brass Bowl by Louis Joseph Vance