Definitions of meet

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