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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)

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.

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."