Word:

Meet

Pronunciation: mēt
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Met (mĕt); p. pr. & vb. n. Meeting.]
2.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.
3.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.
His daughter came out to meet him.
- Judg. xi. 34.
4.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.
Of vice or virtue, whether blest or curst,
Which meets contempt, or which compassion first.
- Pope.
5.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.
To meet half way
literally, to go half the distance between in order to meet (one); hence, figuratively, to yield or concede half of the difference in order to effect a compromise or reconciliation with.
1.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.
O, when meet now
Such pairs in love and mutual honor joined !
- Milton.
2.To come together with hostile purpose; to have an encounter or conflict.
Weapons more violent, when next we meet,
May serve to better us and worse our foes.
- Milton.
3.To assemble together; to congregate; as, Congress meets on the first Monday of December.
They . . . appointed a day to meet together.
- 2. Macc. xiv. 21.
4.To come together by mutual concessions; hence, to agree; to harmonize; to unite.
To meet with
a - To light upon; to find; to come to; - often with the sense of unexpectedness.
We met with many things worthy of observation.
- Bacon.
Prepare to meet with more than brutal fury
From the fierce prince.
- Rowe.
n.1.An assembling together; esp., the assembling of huntsmen for the hunt; also, the persons who so assemble, and the place of meeting.
a.1.Suitable; fit; proper; appropriate; qualified; convenient.
It was meet that we should make merry.
- Luke xv. 32.
To be meet with
to be even with; to be equal to.
adv.1.Meetly.
Noun1.meet - a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
Synonyms: sports meeting
Verb1.meet - come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
2.meet - get together socially or for a specific purpose
Synonyms: get together
3.meet - be adjacent or come together; "The lines converge at this point"
Synonyms: converge
4.meet - fill or meet a want or need
Synonyms: fulfil, fulfill, satisfy, fill
5.meet - satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
Synonyms: conform to, fit
6.meet - satisfy or fulfill; "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams"
Synonyms: cope with, match
7.meet - get to know; get acquainted with; "I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night!"; "we met in Singapore"
8.meet - collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"
9.meet - meet by design; be present at the arrival of; "Can you meet me at the train station?"
10.meet - contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
Synonyms: encounter, take on, play
11.meet - experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition"
Synonyms: encounter, receive
12.meet - undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate"
Synonyms: suffer
13.meet - be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point"
Synonyms: adjoin, contact, touch
Adj.1.meet - being precisely fitting and right; "it is only meet that she should be seated first"
Synonyms: fitting
Meet - greatest lower bound
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