Meet - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |miːt|  American pronunciation of the word meet
Brit.  |miːt|  British pronunciation of the word meet
irregular verb:  p.t. — met  p.p. — met

noun

- a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held

verb

- come together (syn: come across, encounter, see)
I'll probably see you at the meeting
- get together socially or for a specific purpose (syn: get together)
- be adjacent or come together (syn: converge)
- fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction (syn: fill, fit, fulfil, fulfill, satisfy)
does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?
meet a need
- collect in one place (syn: assemble, foregather, forgather, gather)
- get to know; get acquainted with
- meet by design; be present at the arrival of
Can you meet me at the train station?
- contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle (syn: encounter, play, take on)
- experience as a reaction (syn: encounter, receive)
- undergo or suffer (syn: suffer)
meet a violent death
- be in direct physical contact with; make contact (syn: adjoin, contact, touch)

adjective

- being precisely fitting and right (syn: fitting)
it is only meet that she should be seated first

Extra examples

He met his wife at work.

We met each other in college.

Did you meet anyone interesting at the party?

I'd like you to meet my good friend Bob.

The couple met at a dance.

Have we met? You look familiar.

They met for drinks after work.

We arranged to meet for lunch.

Let's meet at the park.

They meet together every week.

...in this case, splitting the winnings of the contested lottery ticket seems like a meet solution...

I met with an old friend in the town today.

The Parliament will certainly meet next Monday.

I suppose I should be forced to meet him.

This generous appeal met no response.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: meet
he/she/it: meets
present participle: meeting
past tense: met
past participle: met
noun
singular: meet
plural: meets
adjective
comparative: meeter
superlative: meetest
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