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  Definition of Meet
  1. a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
  2. contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
  3. fill or meet a want or need
  4. 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"
  5. meet by design; be present at the arrival of; "Can you meet me at the train station?"
  6. come together; "I''ll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
  7. undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate"
  8. collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let''s gather in the dining room"
  9. get together socially or for a specific purpose
  10. satisfy or fulfill; "meet a need"; "this job doesn''t match my dreams"
  11. get to know; get acquainted with; "I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night!"; "we met in Singapore"
  12. satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
  13. be adjacent or come together; "The lines converge at this point"
  14. experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition"
  15. being precisely fitting and right; "it is only meet that she should be seated first"
Similar Words: sports meeting, encounter, play, take on, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil, touch, adjoin, contact, ran into, run across, come across, see, suffer, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather, get together, match, cope with, fit, conform to, converge, receive, fitting


Hyponyms: gymkhana, race meeting, regatta, swimming meet, swim meet, track meet, confront, face, replay, answer, quell, stay, appease, feed on, feed upon, quench, slake, allay, assuage, cover, spread over, cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere, rub, fray, fret, chafe, scratch, attach, hug, border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on, surround, skirt, lean on, rest on, lean against, meet up with, intersect, cross, group, aggroup, congregate, hive, fort, fort up, convene, cluster, constellate, flock, clump, crowd, crowd together, converge, turn out, caucus, club, pick up, reunite, rendezvous, visit, call in, call, celebrate, fete, coordinate, fit the bill, fill the bill, behoove, behove, satisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up to, suit, accommodate, fit, breast


Grouped Verbs: play, converge, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather, ran into, encounter, run across, come across, see, touch, adjoin, contact


Entailments: compete, vie, contend


Derivational Morphology: encounter, play, take on, get together, playing period, period of play, playing, brush, clash, skirmish, sports meeting, fulfillment, fulfilment, fill, satisfaction, satisfier, contact, impinging, striking, junction, adjunction, touch, touching, coming upon, meeting, gathering, assemblage, assembly, coming together, attendant, attender, attendee, meeter, convergence, converging, convergency


Anagrams: mete, teem


Language Translations:
Afrikaans: ontmoet   Danish: møde and mødes  
Dutch: afspreken and ontmoeten and raken   Finnish: kohdata and tavata  
French: avoir rendez-vous and converger and rencontrer   German: treffen  
Indonesian: temu   Japanese: 会う  
Malay: jumpa and temu   Portuguese: encontrar  
Romanian: atinge and întâlni   Spanish: encontrar  
Swahili: kukutana   Swedish: möta and träffa  
Telugu: కలుసుకొను   Welsh: cwrdd (â and cwrdd (â)  
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