: to come into the presence of : find
- met him as a stranger on a plane
: to come together with especially at a particular time or place
- I'll meet you at the station
: to come into contact or conjunction with : join
- There is where the brook meets the river.
: to appear to the perception of
- a pungent odor … met his nostrils
- —S. E. White
: to encounter as antagonist (see antagonist 1) or foe : oppose
- met the heavyweight in a successful bout
: to enter into conference, argument, or personal dealings with
: to conform to especially with exactitude and precision
- a concept to meet all requirements
: to pay fully : settle
- could not meet his loans
- —Waldo Frank
: to cope with
- was able to meet every social situation
: to provide for
- enough money to meet our needs
: to become acquainted with
- I want you to meet my sister.
: to receive or greet in an official capacity
- The president met the prime minister at the White House.
: to come face-to-face
- That's the restaurant where they met.
: to come together for a common purpose : assemble
- The delegates met at the convention.
: to come together as contestants, opponents, or enemies
- The candidates met for their debate.
: to form a junction or confluence
- the lines meet in a point
: to occur together
- many graces and many virtues meet in her
: to be subjected to : encounter
- the proposal met with opposition