HyperDic: meet

English > 13 senses of the word meet:
VERBmotionmeet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, seecome together
socialmeet, get togetherget together socially or for a specific purpose
stativemeet, convergebe adjacent or come together
consumptionmeet, fit, conform to, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfilfill or meet a want or need
socialmeet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregathercollect in one place
socialmeetget to know
motionmeetmeet by design
competitionmeet, encounter, play, take oncontend against an opponent in a sport, game / game, or battle
stativemeet, encounter, receiveexperience as a reaction
perceptionmeet, sufferundergo or suffer
contactmeet, touch, adjoin, contactbe in direct physical contact with
NOUNeventmeet, sports meetinga meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
ADJECTIVEallmeet, fittingbeing precisely fitting and right
meet > pronunciation
Soundsmiy't
Rhymesaesthete ... worksheet: 76 rhymes with iyt...
English > meet: 13 senses > adjective 1
Meaningprecisely fitting and right.
Example"it is only meet that she should be seated first"
Synonymfitting
BroaderjustUsed especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
Spanishacertado, adecuado, apropiado, apto, capaz, conveniente, idóneo, indicado
Catalanadequat, adient, apropiat, apte, capaç, convenient, encertat, escaient, idoni, indicat
English > meet: 13 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held.
Synonymsports meeting
Partstrack and fieldparticipating in athletic sports performed on a running track or on the field associated with it
NarrowergymkhanaA meet at which riders and horses display a range of skills and aptitudes
race meetingA regular occasion on which a number of horse races are held on the same track
regattaA meeting for boat races
swimming meet, swim meetA swimming competition between two or more teams
track meetA track and field competition between two or more teams
Broaderathletic contest, athletic competition, athleticsA contest between athletes
Spanishcompetición deportiva
Catalancompetició esportiva
Verbsmeetcontend against an opponent in a sport, game / game, or battle
meetget together socially or for a specific purpose
English > meet: 13 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningCome together.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"I'll probably see you at the meeting"
Synonymsrun into, encounter, run across, come across, see
Narrowerintersect, crossmeet / meet at a point
Similar tomeet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregatherCollect in one place
Spanishconocer, converger, encontrarse, encontrar, reunirse
Catalanconèixer, reunir-se, trobar-se, trobar
Nounsmeetinga casual or unexpected convergence
meetinga formally arranged gathering
English > meet: 13 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningget together socially or for a specific purpose.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymget together
Narrowercelebrate, feteHave a celebration
pick upmeet someone for sexual purposes
rendezvousmeet at a rendezvous
reuniteHave a reunion
visit, call in, callpay a brief visit
Spanishencontrarse, reunirse, reunir
Catalanreunir-se, reunir, trobar-se
Nounsmeeta meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
meetera person who is present and participates in a meeting
meetingthe social act of assembling for some common purpose
meetinga small informal social gathering
English > meet: 13 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningBe adjacent or come together.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymconverge
Narrowerbreastmeet at breast level
OppositedivergeExtend in a different direction
divergeHave no limits as a mathematical series
Similar totouch, adjoin, meet, contactBe in direct physical contact with
Spanishconfluir, converger
Catalanconfluir, converger, convergir
English > meet: 13 senses > verb 4, consumption
MeaningFill or meet a want or need.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfit, conform to, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil
NarroweranswerBe satisfactory for
contentsatisfy in a limited way
feed on, feed uponBe sustained by
fit the bill, fill the billBe what is needed or be good enough for what is required
quell, stay, appeaseOvercome or allay
quench, slake, allay, assuagesatisfy (thirst)
satisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up toMeet the requirements or expectations of
suit, accommodate, fitBe agreeable or acceptable to
Broaderprovide, supply, ply, caterGive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
Spanishajustar, copar, corresponder, encajar, satisfacer
Catalancopar, satisfer
English > meet: 13 senses > verb 5, social
MeaningCollect in one place.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe crowds meet in the streets
Synonymsgather, assemble, forgather, foregather
Caused byassemble, gather, get togetherget people together
callCall a meeting
Entailed byadjourn, withdraw, retirebreak from a meeting or gathering
Narrowercaucusmeet to select a candidate or promote a policy
clubGather and spend time together
cluster, constellate, flock, clumpCome together as in a cluster or flock
congregateCome together, usually for a purpose
convenemeet formally
convergeMove or draw together at a certain location
crowd, crowd togetherTo gather together in large numbers
fort, fort upGather in, or as if in, a fort / fort, as for protection or defense
group, aggroupform a group or group together
hiveMove together in a hive / hive or as if in a hive / hive
meetmeet by design
turn outCome and gather for a public event
BroaderinteractAct together or towards others or with others
Similar tomeet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, seeCome together
Spanishamontonarse, armar, citar, coincidir, concentrar, congregarse, congregar, juntarse, juntar, reunirse, reunir
Catalanagrupar-se, amuntegar-se, armar, citar, coincidir, concentrar, congregar-se, congregar, juntar-se, reunir-se, reunir
Nounsmeetingthe social act of assembling for some common purpose
meetinga small informal social gathering
English > meet: 13 senses > verb 6, social
MeaningGet to know; get acquainted with.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam and Sue meet; Sam cannot meet Sue
Spanishconocerse, conocer
Catalanconèixer-se, conèixer
English > meet: 13 senses > verb 7, motion
Meaningmeet by design; be present at the arrival of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"Can you meet me at the train station?"
Narrowermeet up withmeet / meet with by appointment
Broadermeet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregatherCollect in one place
English > meet: 13 senses > verb 8, competition
Meaningcontend against an opponent in a sport, game / game, or battle.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam and Sue meet; Sam cannot meet Sue
Synonymsencounter, play, take on
Entailscompete, vie, contendcompete for something
Narrowerconfront, faceOppose, as in hostility or a competition
replayrepeat a game / game / game against the same opponent
Similar toplayparticipate in games / games or sport
playShoot or hit in a particular manner
playemploy in a game / game or in a specific position
playUse or move
Spanishenfrentarse, enfrentar, jugar
Catalanenfrontar-se, jugar
Nounsmeeta meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
English > meet: 13 senses > verb 9, stative
MeaningExperience as a reaction.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsencounter, receive
Broaderhave, experienceUndergo
Spanishencontrarse, encontrar, recibirse, recibir
English > meet: 13 senses > verb 10, perception
MeaningUndergo or suffer.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"meet a violent death"
Synonymsuffer
Broaderexperience, see, go throughgo or live through
Spanishenfrentarse
English > meet: 13 senses > verb 11, contact
MeaningBe in direct physical contact with; make contact / contact / contact.
PatternSomething ----s something
ModelOur properties meet at this point; His fields meet mine at this point
Synonymstouch, adjoin, contact
NarrowerattachBe attached
border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt onlie adjacent to another or share a boundary
cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohereCome or be in close contact with
cover, spread overform a cover over
hugfit closely or tightly
lean on, rest on, lean againstrest on for support
rub, fray, fret, chafe, scratchCause friction
surround, environ, ring, skirt, borderExtend on all sides of simultaneously
Similar toconverge, meetBe adjacent or come together
Spanishcolindar, contactar, lindar, palpar, tocar
Catalanconfrontar, contactar, palpar, tocar-se, tocar

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