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  Definition of encounter
  1. a casual meeting with a person of thing
  2. a minor short-term fight
  3. a hostile disagreement face-to-face
  4. a casual or unexpected convergence; "he still remembers their meeting in Paris"; "there was a brief encounter in the hallway"
  5. contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
  6. come together; "I''ll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
  7. come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"
  8. be beset by; "The project ran into numerous financial difficulties"
  9. experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition"
Similar Words: coming upon, brush, clash, skirmish, confrontation, showdown, face-off, meeting, meet, play, take on, ran into, run across, come across, see, find, happen, chance, bump, run into, receive

 

Hyponyms: contretemps, conjunction, alignment, confront, face, replay, intersect, cross

 

Grouped Verbs: play, meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather

 

Entailments: compete, vie, contend

 

Derivational Morphology: meet, ran into, run across, come across, see, skirmish, play, take on, confront, find, happen, chance, bump, playing period, period of play, playing, brush, clash, sports meeting, coming upon, meeting, discovery, uncovering, finder, discoverer, spotter

 

 
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