to say hello to someone or welcome them:
Belinda greeted her warmly.
greet somebody with something
Bill opened the door to Harold and greeted him with cries of welcome.
2 [usually passive]
to react to something in a particular way
be greeted with/by something
His statement was greeted with cries of astonishment and indignation.
to be the first thing you see or hear when you arrive somewhere:
Complete silence greeted us as we entered the room.