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Meaning of MEET

Pronunciation:  meet

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
  2. [adj]  being precisely fitting and right
  3. [v]  contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
  4. [v]  fill or meet a want or need
  5. [v]  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"
  6. [v]  meet by design; be present at the arrival of; "Can you meet me at the train station?"
  7. [v]  come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
  8. [v]  undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate"
  9. [v]  collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"
  10. [v]  get together socially or for a specific purpose
  11. [v]  satisfy or fulfill; "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams"
  12. [v]  get to know; get acquainted with; "I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night!"; "we met in Singapore"
  13. [v]  of a condition or restriction
  14. [v]  be adjacent or come together; "The lines converge at this point"
  15. [v]  experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition"

MEET is a 4 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: adjoin, assemble, come across, conform to, contact, converge, cope with, encounter, encounter, encounter, fill, fit, fitting, foregather, forgather, fulfil, fulfill, gather, get together, just, match, play, ran into, receive, run across, satisfy, see, sports meeting, suffer, take on, touch
 Antonyms: diverge
 See Also: abut, accommodate, adhere, aggroup, agree, allay, answer, appease, assemble, assuage, athletic competition, athletic contest, athletics, attach, behoove, behove, border, breast, butt, butt against, butt on, call, call in, cater, caucus, celebrate, chafe, check, cleave, cling, club, cohere, compete, confront, contend, contend, convene, converge, coordinate, cope, correspond, cover, cross, deal, edge, experience, experience, face, feed on, feed upon, fete, foregather, forgather, fray, fret, fulfil, fulfill, gather, get by, gibe, go through, grapple, group, gymkhana, have, hug, interact, intersect, jibe, lean against, lean on, live up to, make do, make out, manage, march, match, meet, meet up with, pick up, ply, provide, quell, quench, race meeting, regatta, rendezvous, replay, rest on, reunite, rub, satisfy, scratch, see, skirt, slake, spread over, stay, stick, suit, supply, surround, swim meet, swimming meet, tally, track and field, track meet, undergo, vie, visit



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Meet\ (m[=e]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Met} (m[e^]t); p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Meeting}.] [OE. meten, AS. m[=e]tan, fr. m[=o]t,
    gem[=o]t, a meeting; akin to OS. m[=o]tian to meet, Icel.
    m[ae]ta, Goth. gam[=o]tjan. See {Moot}, v. t.]
    1. To join, or come in contact with; esp., to come in contact
       with by approach from an opposite direction; to come upon
       or against, front to front, as distinguished from contact
       by following and overtaking.
    2. To come in collision with; to confront in conflict; to
       encounter hostilely; as, they met the enemy and defeated
       them; the ship met opposing winds and currents.
    3. To come into the presence of without contact; to come
       close to; to intercept; to come within the perception,
       influence, or recognition of; as, to meet a train at a
       junction; to meet carriages or persons in the street; to
       meet friends at a party; sweet sounds met the ear.
             His daughter came out to meet him.    --Judg. xi.
    4. To perceive; to come to a knowledge of; to have personal
       acquaintance with; to experience; to suffer; as, the eye
       met a horrid sight; he met his fate.
             Of vice or virtue, whether blest or curst, Which
             meets contempt, or which compassion first. --Pope.
    5. To come up to; to be even with; to equal; to match; to
       satisfy; to ansver; as, to meet one's expectations; the
       supply meets the demand.
    {To meet half way}, literally, to go half the distance
       between in order to meet (one); hence, figuratively, to
       yield or concede half of the difference in order to effect
       a compromise or reconciliation with.
  2. \Meet\, v. t.
    1. To come together by mutual approach; esp., to come in
       contact, or into proximity, by approach from opposite
       directions; to join; to come face to face; to come in
       close relationship; as, we met in the street; two lines
       meet so as to form an angle.
             O, when meet now Such pairs in love and mutual honor
             joined !                              --Milton.
    2. To come together with hostile purpose; to have an
       encounter or conflict.
             Weapons more violent, when next we meet, May serve
             to better us and worse our foes.      --Milton.
    3. To assemble together; to congregate; as, Congress meets on
       the first Monday of December.
             They . . . appointed a day to meet together. --2.
                                                   Macc. xiv. 21.
    4. To come together by mutual concessions; hence, to agree;
       to harmonize; to unite.
    {To meet with}.
       (a) To light upon; to find; to come to; -- often with the
           sense of unexpectedness.
                 We met with many things worthy of observation.
       (b) To join; to unite in company. --Shak.
       (c) To suffer unexpectedly; as, to meet with a fall; to
           meet with a loss.
       (d) To encounter; to be subjected to.
                 Prepare to meet with more than brutal fury From
                 the fierce prince.                --Rowe.
       (e) To obviate. [Obs.] --Bacon.
  3. \Meet\, n.
    An assembling together; esp., the assembling of huntsmen for
    the hunt; also, the persons who so assemble, and the place of
  4. \Meet\, a. [OE. mete fitting, moderate, scanty, AS. m?te
    moderate; akin to gemet fit, meet, metan to mete, and G.
    m["a]ssig moderate, gem["a]ss fitting. See {Mete}.]
    Suitable; fit; proper; appropriate; qualified; convenient.
          It was meet that we should make merry.   --Luke xv. 32.
    {To be meet with}, to be even with; to be equal to. [Obs.]
  5. \Meet\ (m[=e]t), adv.
    Meetly. [Obs.] --Shak.
Computing Dictionary

greatest lower bound

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