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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
meet (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to come into the presence of - find
b) to come together with especially at a particular time or place - I'll meet you at the station
c) to come into contact or conjunction with - join
d) to appear to the perception of
2.
to encounter as antagonist or foe - oppose
3.
to enter into conference, argument, or personal dealings with
4.
to conform to especially with exactitude and precision - a concept to meet all requirements
5.
to pay fully - settle
6.
to cope with - was able to meet every social situation
7.
to provide for - enough money to meet our needs
8.
to become acquainted with
9.
- encounter experience
10.
intransitive verb
to receive or greet in an official capacity
1.
a) to come face-to-face
b) to come together for a common purpose - assemble
c) to come together as contestants, opponents, or enemies
2.
to form a junction or confluence - the lines meet in a point
3.
to occur together
meet (noun)
1.
the act of assembling for a hunt or for competitive sports
2.
a competition in which individuals match skills
meet (adjective)
precisely adapted to a particular situation, need, or circumstance very proper fit
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
meet (adjective)
meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation
SYNONIMS:
applicable, appropriate, apt, becoming, befitting, felicitous, fitted, fitting, good, happy, meet, pretty, proper, right, suitable
RELATED WORDS:
condign, deserved, just, justified; needed, required, requisite; able, capable, competent, cut out, qualified, trained; pitch-perfect; acceptable, adequate, decent, kosher, satisfactory, serviceable, tolerable; correct, decorous, respectable, seemly; balanced, companionate, congruous, consonant, harmonious; rightful
NEAR ANTONYMS:
incapable, incompetent, inept, inexpert, unqualified, unskilled, unskillful, untrained; inadequate, intolerable, unacceptable, unsatisfactory; graceless, incorrect, indecorous; incompatible, uncongenial
improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, indecent, infelicitous, malapropos, misbecoming, unapt, unbecoming, unbeseeming, unfit, unfitting, unhappy, unmeet, unseemly, unsuitable, wrong
meet (noun)
a competitive encounter between individuals or groups carried on for amusement, exercise, or in pursuit of a prize
SYNONIMS:
bout, competition, contest, event, match, matchup, meet, sweepstakes ( sweep-stake), tournament, tourney
RELATED WORDS:
athletics, sport; battle, conflict, scrimmage, skirmish, struggle, tug-of-war, tussle; championship, national(s); final, nightcap, play-off, semifinal; derby, field day, gymkhana, open, outing; biathlon, decathlon, heptathlon, pentathlon, triathlon; marathon, race, ultramarathon; heat, round, run, set; rally, volley; round-robin, rubber, runoff, sudden death; dead heat, photo finish, seesaw; classic
meet (verb)
1.
to come upon face-to-face or as if face-to-face
SYNONIMS:
catch, chance (upon), encounter, happen (upon), stumble (upon)
RELATED WORDS:
accost, confront; face, greet, salute; collide (with), crash (into); crisscross, cross, pass; hit (upon), light (upon), tumble (to); reencounter, remeet
bump into, cross paths (with), run across, run into, run upon
NEAR ANTONYMS:
avoid, dodge, duck, elude, escape, evade, shake, shun
meet (verb)
2.
to come together into one body or place
SYNONIMS:
cluster, collect, concenter, concentrate, conglomerate, congregate, convene, converge, forgather ( foregather), gather, meet, rendezvous
RELATED WORDS:
affiliate, ally, associate, band (together), caucus, club, collaborate, confederate, conjoin, consolidate, consort, cooperate, couple, federate, gang up, join, merge, unite; reassemble, reconvene, regather, remeet
NEAR ANTONYMS:
depart, leave, take off; disjoin, dissociate, disunite
break up, disband, disperse, split (up)
meet (verb)
3.
to come upon unexpectedly or by chance
SYNONIMS:
chance (upon), encounter, find, hit (upon), light (on upon), meet, pitch (upon), stumble (on onto), tumble (upon)
RELATED WORDS:
luck (out, on, onto, into); confront, face; discover, strike, turn up
meet (verb)
4.
to do what is required by the terms of
SYNONIMS:
answer, complete, comply (with), fill, keep, meet, redeem, satisfy
RELATED WORDS:
conclude, consummate, finalize, finish, perfect; accomplish, achieve, bring about, bring off, carry out, effect; commit, compass, discharge, execute, follow through (with), make, perform
NEAR ANTONYMS:
default (on); disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slight
breach, break, transgress, violate
meet (verb)
5.
to enter into contest or conflict with
SYNONIMS:
battle, encounter, face, meet, take on
RELATED WORDS:
emulate, rival; contend, fight, oppose
NEAR ANTONYMS:
elude, escape, evade; retreat
meet (verb)
6.
to produce something equal to (as in quality or value)
SYNONIMS:
match, meet, tie
RELATED WORDS:
beat, better, eclipse, excel, outdistance, outdo, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, top, transcend; amount (to), approach, touch; approximate, keep up, measure up (to), parallel, rival, stack up (against with)
meet (verb)
7.
to put up with (something painful or difficult)
SYNONIMS:
abide, absorb, accept, bide, brook, countenance, endure, go, hack, handle, meet, pocket, stand, stick out, stomach, support, sustain, sweat out, take, tolerate, wear
RELATED WORDS:
allow, permit, suffer, swallow; reconcile (to); acquiesce, agree (with to), assent (to), capitulate, consent (to), respect, submit (to), yield (to)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
decline, dismiss, refuse, reject, repudiate, spurn, turn down; combat, contest, fight, oppose, resist; avoid, bypass, circumvent, dodge, elude, escape, evade, miss; abstain (from), forbear, refrain (from)
meet (verb)
8.
to give what is owed for
SYNONIMS:
ante up, balance, clear, discharge, foot, liquidate, meet, pay off, pay up, pony up, quit, recompense, settle, spring (for), stand
repudiate
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