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meet1

meet1

 
 
pronunciation:
mit
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
meet halfway, more than meets the eye
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: meets, meeting, met
definition 1: to come into contact with; encounter.
He happened to meet his boss at the post office on Saturday.
 
synonyms:
encounter
antonyms:
miss
similar words:
bump into, come across, confront, cross, face, greet, happen upon, hit, run across
definition 2: to come into the company or presence of (someone) at a designated time and place.
I'll meet you at the bus station at noon.Our friends are going to meet us at the restaurant.
synonyms:
encounter, join
antonyms:
avoid, shun
similar words:
greet, receive, welcome
definition 3: to make the acquaintance of; be introduced to.
We met our son's English teacher at the school's open house last week.
synonyms:
greet
similar words:
acquaint with, welcome
definition 4: to fulfill (a need, demand or the like).
He meets all the requirements for the position.
synonyms:
fulfill, satisfy
similar words:
abide by, comply with, gratify
definition 5: to come together with in collision or conflict.
The battalion met the enemy at dawn.
synonyms:
confront, encounter
similar words:
affront, battle, engage, face, join
definition 6: to face or deal with directly.
He met death bravely.
synonyms:
confront, face
antonyms:
avoid, shirk
similar words:
affront, brave, cope, encounter, face up to, front, grapple with, greet, tackle, wrestle with
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to come together and share company, by chance or plan.
Why don't we meet next week?
similar words:
come across, confer, connect, consult, contact, convene, converge, encounter, gather, join, unite
definition 2: to assemble together, as for a meeting.
The committee will meet next Tuesday.
synonyms:
assemble, convene, gather
similar words:
caucus, cluster, collect, concentrate, congregate, congress, forgather, muster, rally
definition 3: to make the acquaintance of each other.
Her parents had met during college.
definition 4: to form a junction; converge.
The two roads meet as they near the center of town.
synonyms:
converge, intersect
antonyms:
diverge, separate
similar words:
abut, adjoin, connect, cross, join
definition 5: to agree.
Their ideas met exactly.
synonyms:
agree, concur
similar words:
accord, correspond
phrase: meet halfway
phrase: more than meets the eye
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an assembly or gathering, often for athletic competition.
a track meet
 
synonyms:
competition
similar words:
assembly, contest, engagement, field day, game, match, race, tournament
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word meat (the flesh of animals)? Meet and meat sound alike but have different meanings.
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