: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