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Definitions of meet

  1.   a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
  2.   To come together; to come face to face; to come in contact; to encounter; to find or light upon.
  3.   To come together: to assemble: to have an encounter:- pa. t. and pa. p. met.
  4.   To assemble together; to congregate; as, Congress meets on the first Monday of December.
  5.   undergo or suffer; " meet a violent death"; " suffer a terrible fate"
  6.   collect in one place; " We assembled in the church basement"; " Let's gather in the dining room"
  7.   A meeting, as of huntsmen.
  8.   To come face to face with; to join; to encounter: to come together with; to find; to receive; to fit in with; to satisfy.
  9.   contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; " Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; " Charlie likes to play Mary"
  10.   Suitable; adapted;.
  11.   Meeting.
  12.   Suitable; fit; proper; appropriate; qualified; convenient.
  13.   Fit; suitable; approprlate; as, food meet for a king.
  14.   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.
  15.   To come together by mutual concessions; hence, to agree; to harmonize; to unite.
  16.   To encounter; to come together: to assemble: to come in contact.
  17.   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.
  18.   satisfy a condition or restriction; " Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
  19.   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"
  20.   To come together.
  21.   satisfy or fulfill; " meet a need"; " this job doesn't match my dreams"
  22.   A meeting of huntsmen for coursing.
  23.   An assembling together; esp., the assembling of huntsmen for the hunt; also, the persons who so assemble, and the place of meeting.
  24.   A gathering of huntsmen, athletes, etc.; the place of coming together.
  25.   To come up to from a different direction; to come face to face with; to come into collision with; to be introduced to; to fight with; fall in with; undergo; as, the ship met disaster; to be perceived by; as, a sad sight met their gaze; satisfy; as, to meet a demand; come upon.
  26.   Fitting: qualified: adapted.
  27.   get to know; get acquainted with; " I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night!"; " we met in Singapore"
  28.   A meeting, or place of meeting, as of huntsmen.
  29.   To come to by mutual advance from opposite directions; encounter; pay; satisfy; harmonize with; refute.
  30.   experience as a reaction; " My proposal met with much opposition"
  31.   To come together with hostile purpose; to have an encounter or conflict.
  32.   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.
  33.   To encounter; find.
  34.   To come together in one place; to come into touch with each other, as in introduction, opposition, etc.; to gather together; be united.
  35.   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.
  36.   Mot.
  37.   To come face to face: to encounter: to find: to receive, as a welcome.
  38.   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.
  39.   being precisely fitting and right; " it is only meet that she should be seated first"
  40.   meet by design; be present at the arrival of; " Can you meet me at the train station?"
  41.   Fitting; suitable; proper. See Mete.
  42.   fill or meet a want or need
  43.   of a condition or restriction
  44.   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.
  45.   Met.
  46.   To come together; assemble.
  47.   MEETNESS.
  48.   be adjacent or come together; " The lines converge at this point"
  49.   Meetly.
  50.   Fit; according to measure; suitable.
  51.   A meeting or assembly of huntsmen.
  52.   come together; " I'll probably see you at the meeting"; " How nice to see you again!"
  53.   get together socially or for a specific purpose

Quotes of meet

  1. Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called everybody, and they meet at the bar. – Drew Carey
  2. While some people are certainly seeing economic benefits, many others are unemployed, underemployed, without health insurance and struggling to make ends meet – Jerry Costello
  3. When we meet I'm interested and I'm curious about what he's doing because he's burning a number from a client. And I'm like, 'Who is this?' and my girlfriend's like, 'That's a drug dealer. Stay away from him.' – Rosario Dawson
  4. Courtney Love is really cool and funny. I would like to meet Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz. I think I could play their daughters. – Dakota Fanning
  5. Estuaries are coastal bays, harbors, sounds and lagoons, places where rivers meet the sea. – Jim Gerlach
  6. There are no chaste minds. Minds copulate wherever they meet – Eric Hoffer
  7. Now I meet people with full -color Wolverine tattoos on their backs. Thank God I did okay, because I think if I hadn't, they'd spit on me in the street. – Hugh Jackman
  8. Some people are so fond of ill luck that they run halfway to meet it. – Douglas William Jerrold
  9. It has been my experience that if we make the effort to listen to people when we meet them, and work to get to know them a little, it is then easy to find something likeable in practically anyone. – Bryant H. McGill
  10. Until we meet again, may the good Lord take a liking to you. – Roy Rogers
  11. Unless we abandon elements which resemble a police state, we can't meet the demands of being a modern society. – Ahmet Necdet Sezner
  12. It was there that, through a mutual friend, I met John Waters- proving what I've always said: you meet the best people on field trips. – Mink Stole
  13. I have never done Cult TV before, the convention was good. It gives the fans a chance to meet the celebrities. Connect with the guy that used to be a bunch of coloured dots on your TV screen. – Peter Tork
  14. I know that I shall meet my fate somewhere among the clouds above; those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love. – William Butler Yeats

Usage examples for meet

  1. Yet what would they say when they should meet – Kincaid's Battery by George W. Cable
  2. “ I won't meet that man! ” – The Machine by Upton Sinclair
  3. You'll never meet him. ” – Combat by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  4. Let us go and meet him. ” – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  5. I've told you already that he has let me in for engagements that I cannot meet if he goes back on his word. ” – Mr. Waddington of Wyck by May Sinclair
  6. “ " Let us go and meet 'em. ” – Silas Marner The Weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot
  7. If you don't mind, I'll go and meet Lola. ” – Lola by Owen Davis
  8. “ " I'm very glad to meet you, Mr. Meldon," he said. ” – The Simpkins Plot by George A. Birmingham
  9. You will hear from me again after I meet Ragobah. ” – The-Darrow-Enigma by Severy, Melvin Linwood
  10. When I arrived there, a few days ago, I had no reason to suppose that I should meet him. ” – The Late Mrs. Null by Frank Richard Stockton
  11. With Miss Gryll and Lord Curryfin, both meet in both. ” – Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock Commentator: George Saintsbury
  12. “ I'd like to meet you when you have more time, and talk it over. ” – Lost Farm Camp by Harry Herbert Knibbs
  13. “ No, we must not meet – The Heart of Una Sackville by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  14. “ I am going to meet her. ” – Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades by Florence Holbrook
  15. There are some people there I'd like you to meet – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  16. We have to meet the through freight there." ” – Tom of the Raiders by Austin Bishop
  17. Why did you meet him? ” – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  18. If it is Spotted Deer our brothers will meet him. ” – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor
  19. You'll come to meet us, won't you? ” – Uncanny Tales by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  20. “ " Why, of course they may meet here," her mother replied. ” – A Missionary Twig by Emma L. Burnett

Idioms for meet