Definitions for MEETmit
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
meetmit(v.; n.)met, meet•ing
(v.t.)to come into the presence of; encounter:
I met him on the street yesterday.
to become acquainted with; be introduced to:
I've never met your cousin.
to join at an agreed or designated place or time:
Meet me at noon.
to be present at the arrival of:
to meet a train.
to come to the apprehension of:
A strange sight met my eyes.
to enter into dealings or conference with.
to come into physical contact with:
The car met the bus head-on.
to encounter in opposition, conflict, or contest:
The rival teams meet each other next week.
to meet charges with countercharges.
to deal effectively with:
met the challenge.
to comply with:
to meet a deadline.
Category: Common Vocabulary
(v.i.)to come together, face to face, or into company:
We met on the street.
to assemble for action or conference:
The directors will meet tomorrow.
to become personally acquainted.
to come into contact or form a junction:
the streets meet.
to concur; agree.
to come together in opposition or conflict.
meet with, to encounter; experience:
to meet with opposition.
Category: Verb Phrase
(n.)an assembly for athletic or sports competition, as for racing:
a track meet.
Origin of meet:
bef. 900; ME meten, OE gemētan; c. OS mōtian, Go gamotjan . See moot
suitable; fitting; proper.
Origin of meet:
bef. 1000; ME mete < aph. var. of imete < OE gemǣte suitable; akin to mete1
meet, sports meeting(adj)
a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
being precisely fitting and right
"it is only meet that she should be seated first"
meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see(verb)
"I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
meet, get together(verb)
get together socially or for a specific purpose
be adjacent or come together
"The lines converge at this point"
meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil(verb)
fill or meet a want or need
meet, fit, conform to(verb)
satisfy a condition or restriction
"Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
meet, match, cope with(verb)
satisfy or fulfill
"meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams"
meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather(verb)
collect in one place
"We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"
get to know; get acquainted with
"I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night!"; "we met in Singapore"
meet by design; be present at the arrival of
"Can you meet me at the train station?"
meet, encounter, play, take on(verb)
contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
"Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
meet, encounter, receive(verb)
experience as a reaction
"My proposal met with much opposition"
undergo or suffer
"meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate"
touch, adjoin, meet, contact(verb)
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to get to know sb for the first time
We met at a party.
(of two or more people) to come together
The choir meets once a week to practice.; Meet me in the park at 2 o'clock.; I'm meeting with my boss for my review next week.
to come together with sb by chance
Guess who I met at the mall this morning.
to reach or achieve a goal
The government claims to have met their employment targets.
(of lines, roads, etc.) to come together; = converge
The two roads meet on the mountain ridge.
The organizers met with a few difficulties.
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
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
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
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
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 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
to come together with hostile purpose; to have an encounter or conflict
to assemble together; to congregate; as, Congress meets on the first Monday of December
to come together by mutual concessions; hence, to agree; to harmonize; to unite
an assembling together; esp., the assembling of huntsmen for the hunt; also, the persons who so assemble, and the place of meeting
suitable; fit; proper; appropriate; qualified; convenient
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'MEET' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #706
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'MEET' in Written Corpus Frequency: #817
Rank popularity for the word 'MEET' in Verbs Frequency: #60
Translations for MEET
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to come face to face with (eg a person whom one knows), by chance
She met a man on the train.
- يُقابِل، يَلْتَقيArabic
- encontrarPortuguese (BR)
- møde; træffe; støde påDanish
- encontrar, encontrarse conSpanish
- دیدار کردنFarsi
- (se) rencontrerFrench
- לְהִיפָּגֵש, לִפגוֹשHebrew
- sresti, sastatiCroatian
- találkozik vkivelHungarian
- (우연히) 만나다Korean
- møte, treffe, ta imotNorwegian
- دیدار کردنPersian
- a (se)întâlniRomanian
- möta, träffaSwedish
- karşılaşmak, rastlamakTurkish
- 遇見Chinese (Trad.)
- اتفاقا آمنے سامنے ہوناUrdu
- gặp gỡVietnamese
- 遇见Chinese (Simp.)
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