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Meet meaning

meet - 18 dictionary results

  1. 1. get to know; get acquainted with; " I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night!"; " we met in Singapore"
  2. 2. satisfy a condition or restriction; " Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
  3. 3. being precisely fitting and right; " it is only meet that she should be seated first"
  4. 4. To join, or come in contact with; esp., to come in contact with by approach from an opposite direction; to come upon or against, front to front, as distinguished from contact by following and overtaking.
  5. 5. To come in collision with; to confront in conflict; to encounter hostilely; as, they met the enemy and defeated them; the ship met opposing winds and currents.
  6. 6. To come into the presence of without contact; to come close to; to intercept; to come within the perception, influence, or recognition of; as, to meet a train at a junction; to meet carriages or persons in the street; to meet friends at a party; sweet sounds met the ear.
  7. 7. To perceive; to come to a knowledge of; to have personal acquaintance with; to experience; to suffer; as, the eye met a horrid sight; he met his fate.
  8. 8. To come up to; to be even with; to equal; to match; to satisfy; to ansver; as, to meet one's expectations; the supply meets the demand.
  9. 9. To come together by mutual approach; esp., to come in contact, or into proximity, by approach from opposite directions; to join; to come face to face; to come in close relationship; as, we met in the street; two lines meet so as to form an angle.
  10. 10. To come together with hostile purpose; to have an encounter or conflict.
  11. 11. To assemble together; to congregate; as, Congress meets on the first Monday of December.
  12. 12. To come together by mutual concessions; hence, to agree; to harmonize; to unite.
  13. 13. An assembling together; esp., the assembling of huntsmen for the hunt; also, the persons who so assemble, and the place of meeting.
  14. 14. Suitable; fit; proper; appropriate; qualified; convenient.
  15. 15. Meetly.
  16. 16. Mot.
  17. 17. To come together.
  18. 18. To encounter; find.

meet - examples of usage

  1. " I am so glad to meet you. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. He did not meet it now. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  3. And then I meet men, and talk to them. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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