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    meet - Dictionary definition and meaning for word meet

    Definition
    (noun) a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
    Synonyms : sports meeting
    Definition
    (verb) come together
    Example Sentence
    • I'll probably see you at the meeting
    • How nice to see you again!
    Definition
    (verb) get together socially or for a specific purpose
    Synonyms : get together
    Definition
    (verb) be adjacent or come together
    Synonyms : converge
    Example Sentence
    • The lines converge at this point
    Definition
    (verb) fill or meet a want or need
    Synonyms : fill , fulfil , fulfill , satisfy
    Definition
    (verb) satisfy a condition or restriction
    Synonyms : conform to , fit
    Example Sentence
    • Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?
    Definition
    (verb) satisfy or fulfill
    Synonyms : cope with , match
    Example Sentence
    • meet a need
    • this job doesn't match my dreams
    Definition
    (verb) collect in one place
    Synonyms : assemble , foregather , forgather , gather
    Example Sentence
    • We assembled in the church basement
    • Let's gather in the dining room
    Definition
    (verb) get to know; get acquainted with
    Example Sentence
    • I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night!
    • we met in Singapore
    Definition
    (verb) meet by design; be present at the arrival of
    Example Sentence
    • Can you meet me at the train station?
    Definition
    (verb) contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
    Synonyms : encounter , play , take on
    Example Sentence
    • Princeton plays Yale this weekend
    • Charlie likes to play Mary
    Definition
    (verb) experience as a reaction
    Synonyms : encounter , receive
    Example Sentence
    • My proposal met with much opposition
    Definition
    (verb) undergo or suffer
    Synonyms : suffer
    Example Sentence
    • meet a violent death
    • suffer a terrible fate
    Definition
    (verb) be in direct physical contact with; make contact
    Synonyms : adjoin , contact , touch
    Example Sentence
    • The two buildings touch
    • Their hands touched
    • The wire must not contact the metal cover
    • The surfaces contact at this point
    Definition
    (adj) being precisely fitting and right
    Synonyms : fitting
    Example Sentence
    • it is only meet that she should be seated first
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