meet

meet
meet1 [mēt]
vt.
met, meeting [ME meten < OE metan < base of mot, a coming together, meeting: see MOOT]
1. to come upon or encounter; esp., to come face to face with or up to (a person or thing moving from a different direction)
2. to be present at the arrival of [to meet a bus]
3. to come into contact, connection, or conjunction with [the ball met the bat]
4.
a) to come into the presence or company of
b) to be introduced to; get acquainted with
c) to keep an appointment or engagement with
5.
a) to encounter in or as in battle; contend with
b) to deal with; face; match [to meet angry words with a laugh]
c) to refute or deal with effectively [to meet an objection]
6. to experience [to meet disaster]
7. to come within the perception of (the eye, ear, etc.)
8.
a) to comply with; satisfy (a demand, etc.)
b) to pay (a bill, etc.)
vi.
1. to come together, as from different directions
2. to come into contact, connection, or conjunction
3. to become acquainted; be introduced
4. to be opposed in or as in battle; contend; fight
5. to be united
6.
a) to assemble
b) to come together for discussion, bargaining, etc. (with)
n.
1. a meeting, gathering, or assembling, as for a sporting event [a track meet]
2. the people who so meet or the place of meeting
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meet with
1. to experience
2. to receive
3. to come upon or across; encounter: also meet up with
meet2 [mēt]
adj.
[ME mete < OE (ge)mæte, fitting, akin to Ger gemäss, commensurable < IE base * med-: see MEDICAL]
Now Rare suitable; proper; fit
meetly
adv.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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