What is the meaning of meet?


  • A meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held.


  • Come together.
    • usage: "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again"
  • Get together socially or for a specific purpose.
  • Be adjacent or come together.
    • usage: "The lines converge at this point"
  • Fill or meet a want or need.
  • Satisfy a condition or restriction.
    • usage: "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree"
  • Satisfy or fulfill.
    • usage: "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams"
  • Collect in one place.
    • usage: "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"
  • Get to know; get acquainted with.
    • usage: "I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night"; "we met in Singapore"
  • Meet by design; be present at the arrival of.
    • usage: "Can you meet me at the train station"
  • Contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle.
    • usage: "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
  • Experience as a reaction.
    • usage: "My proposal met with much opposition"
  • Undergo or suffer.
    • usage: "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate"
  • Be in direct physical contact with; make contact.
    • usage: "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point"


  • Being precisely fitting and right.
    • usage: "it is only meet that she should be seated first"
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APAWordNet. (2010). meet. Retrieved January 18, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/meet/definitions/1178246
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "meet" http://smartdefine.org/meet/definitions/1178246 (accessed January 18, 2019).
HarvardWordNet 2010, meet, Smart Define, viewed 18 January, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/meet/definitions/1178246>.
MLAWordNet. "meet" 23 October 2010. Web. 18 January 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/meet/definitions/1178246>
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