Definition of Meet

1. Noun. A meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held.

2. Verb. Come together. "How nice to see you again!"
Exact synonyms: Come Across, Encounter, Run Across, Run Into, See
Specialized synonyms: Cross, Intersect
Related verbs: Assemble, Foregather, Forgather, Gather
Derivative terms: Encounter, Meeting, Meeting

3. Adjective. Being precisely fitting and right. "It is only meet that she should be seated first"
Exact synonyms: Fitting
Similar to: Just
Derivative terms: Fittingness

4. Verb. Get together socially or for a specific purpose.
Exact synonyms: Get Together
Specialized synonyms: Pick Up, Reunite, Rendezvous, Call, Call In, Visit, Celebrate, Fete
Derivative terms: Get Together, Meeter, Meeting, Meeting

5. Verb. Be adjacent or come together. "The lines converge at this point"
Exact synonyms: Converge
Related verbs: Adjoin, Contact, Touch
Specialized synonyms: Breast
Derivative terms: Convergence, Convergency, Convergent, Converging
Antonyms: Diverge, Diverge

6. Verb. Fill or meet a want or need.

7. Verb. Satisfy a condition or restriction. "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"

8. Verb. Satisfy or fulfill. "This job doesn't match my dreams"
Exact synonyms: Cope With, Match
Generic synonyms: Contend, Cope, Deal, Get By, Grapple, Make Do, Make Out, Manage

9. Verb. Collect in one place. "The crowds meet in the streets"; "Let's gather in the dining room"

10. Verb. Get to know; get acquainted with. "Sam cannot meet Sue "; "We met in Singapore"

11. Verb. Meet by design; be present at the arrival of. "Can you meet me at the train station?"
Specialized synonyms: Meet Up With
Generic synonyms: Assemble, Foregather, Forgather, Gather

12. Verb. Contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle. "Sam cannot meet Sue "; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
Exact synonyms: Encounter, Play, Take On
Entails: Compete, Contend, Vie
Related verbs: Play, Play, Play, Play
Specialized synonyms: Confront, Face, Replay
Derivative terms: Encounter, Play, Playing

13. Verb. Experience as a reaction. "My proposal met with much opposition"
Exact synonyms: Encounter, Receive
Generic synonyms: Experience, Have
Derivative terms: Receptive, Receptive

14. Verb. Undergo or suffer. "Suffer a terrible fate"
Exact synonyms: Suffer
Generic synonyms: Experience, Go Through, See

15. Verb. Be in direct physical contact with; make contact. "His fields meet mine at this point"; "The surfaces contact at this point"

Definition of Meet

1. v. t. 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.

2. v. t. 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.

3. n. An assembling together; esp., the assembling of huntsmen for the hunt; also, the persons who so assemble, and the place of meeting.

4. a. Suitable; fit; proper; appropriate; qualified; convenient.

5. adv. Meetly.

Definition of Meet

1. Verb. To come face to face with by accident; to encounter. ¹

2. Verb. To come face to face with someone by arrangement. ¹

3. Verb. To be introduced to someone. ¹

4. Verb. To converge and finally touch or intersect. ¹

5. Verb. to gather for a formal discussion. ¹

6. Verb. To satisfy; to comply with. ¹

7. Verb. To touch or hit something while moving. ¹

8. Verb. To adjoin, be physically touching ¹

9. Verb. To come together in conflict. ¹

10. Verb. (sports) To play a match. ¹

11. Verb. To meet face-to-face. ¹

12. Verb. (Ireland) to French kiss someone ¹

13. Noun. A sports competition, especially for athletics or swimming. ¹

14. Noun. A gathering of riders, their horses and hounds for the purpose of foxhunting. ¹

15. Noun. (rail transport) A meeting of two trains in opposite directions on a single track, when one is put into a siding to let the other cross. (Antonym: a pass.) ¹

16. Noun. A meeting. ¹

17. Noun. (algebra) the greatest lower bound, an operation between pairs of elements in a lattice, denoted by the symbol ? (mnemonic: half an M) ¹

18. Noun. (Irish) An act of French kissing someone ¹

19. Adjective. suitable; right; proper ¹

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Definition of Meet

1. to come into the company or presence of [v MET, MEETING, MEETS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Meet

meet (current term)
meet and greet
meet cute
meet halfway
meet market
meet one's doom
meet one's maker
meet up
meet up with
meet with

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