Definition of "meet" []

  • To come upon by chance or arrangement. (verb-transitive)
  • To be present at the arrival of: met the train. (verb-transitive)
  • To be introduced to. (verb-transitive)
  • To come into conjunction with; join: where the sea meets the sky. (verb-transitive)
  • To come into the company or presence of, as for a conference. (verb-transitive)
  • To come together (with), either by design or by accident; encounter (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To come into or be in conjunction or contact with (something or each other) (verb)
  • To come to or be at the place of arrival of (verb)
  • To make the acquaintance of or be introduced to (someone or each other) (verb)
  • To gather in the company of (someone or each other) (verb)
  • To come into the presence of (someone or each other) as opponents (verb)
  • To cope with effectively; satisfy (verb)
  • To be apparent to (esp in the phrase meet the eye) (verb)
  • To return or counter (verb)
  • To agree with (someone or each other) (verb)
  • To experience; suffer (verb)
  • To occur together (verb)
  • To find (a person, situation, etc) in a specified condition (verb)
  • The assembly of hounds, huntsmen, etc, prior to a hunt (noun)
  • A meeting, esp a sports meeting (noun)
  • The place where the paths of two railway trains meet or cross (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "meet" in a sentence
  • "In 2009, NASA took advantage of these features and began to host "Tweetups" a play on the phrase 'meet up' for dedicated followers of the space program."
  • "That's nice, but how about first focusing on actually making sure that what products carry the label meet the specifications at all."
  • "In response to complaints, the USDA inspector general's office has widened an investigation of whether products carrying the label meet national standards."