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Hello vs. Hi

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Hellointerjection

A greeting (salutation) said when meeting someone or acknowledging someone’s arrival or presence.

‘Hello, everyone.’;

Hiinterjection

A friendly, informal, casual greeting said when meeting someone.

‘Hi, how are you?’; ‘I just dropped by to say “hi”.’;

Hellointerjection

A greeting used when answering the telephone.

‘Hello? How may I help you?’;

Hiinterjection

An exclamation to call attention.

Hellointerjection

A call for response if it is not clear if anyone is present or listening, or if a telephone conversation may have been disconnected.

‘Hello? Is anyone there?’;

Hiinterjection

(dated) Expressing wonder or derision.

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Hellointerjection

(colloquial) Used sarcastically to imply that the person addressed or referred to has done something the speaker or writer considers to be foolish.

‘You just tried to start your car with your cell phone. Hello?’;

Hinoun

The word "hi" used as a greeting.

‘I didn't even get a hi.’;

Hellointerjection

An expression of puzzlement or discovery.

‘Hello! What’s going on here?’;

Hiadjective

informal spelling of high|nodot=1, often hyphenated.

‘Get hi-quality videos here!’;

Hellonoun

"Hello!" or an equivalent greeting.

Hinoun

an expression of greeting;

‘every morning they exchanged polite hellos’;

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Helloverb

(transitive) To greet with "hello".

Hinoun

a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands

Hellointerjection

An exclamation used as a greeting, to call attention, as an exclamation of surprise, or to encourage one. This variant of Halloo and Holloo has become the dominant form. In the United States, it is the most common greeting used in answering a telephone.

Hellonoun

an expression of greeting;

‘every morning they exchanged polite hellos’;

Hello

Hello is a salutation or greeting in the English language. It is first attested in writing from 1826.

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