What is Hailing?

Hailing definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object)
to cheer, salute, or greet; welcome.
to acclaim; approve enthusiastically: The crowds hailed the conquerors. They hailed the recent advances in medicine.
to call out to in order to stop, attract attention, ask aid, etc.: to hail a cab.

verb (used without object)
to call out in order to greet, attract attention, etc.: The people on land hailed as we passed in the night.

a shout or call to attract attention: They answered the hail of the marooned boaters.
a salutation or greeting: a cheerful hail.

the act of hailing.


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