Definition of meet
(Entry 1 of 3)
1a : to come into the presence of for the first time : to be introduced to or become acquainted with I'm pleased to meet you. Where did you two meet each other? I met him in college. We met her through a mutual friend.
b : to come together with especially at a particular time or place I'll meet you at the station
c : to come into contact or conjunction with : join There is where the brook meets the river.
d : to appear to the perception of a pungent odor … met his nostrils— S. E. White
3 : to enter into conference, argument, or personal dealings with We met her over coffee.
4 : to conform to especially with exactitude and precision a concept to meet all requirements
5 : to pay fully : settle could not meet his loans— Waldo Frank
6 : to cope with was able to meet every social situation
7 : to provide for enough money to meet our needs
8 : to become acquainted with I want you to meet my sister.
10 : to receive or greet in an official capacity The president met the prime minister at the White House.
1a : to come face-to-face That's the restaurant where they met.
b : to come together for a common purpose : assemble The delegates met at the convention.
c : to come together as contestants, opponents, or enemies The candidates met for their debate.
2 : to form a junction or confluence the lines meet in a point
3 : to occur together many graces and many virtues meet in her
meet halfwaymeet with
: to compromise with The senators met halfway on an energy bill. We can't give you everything you've requested, but we can meet you halfway. Can you meet us halfway on this? = Can we meet halfway on this?
Definition of meet (Entry 2 of 3)
1 : the act of assembling for a hunt or for competitive sports
2 : a competition in which individuals match skills
Definition of meet (Entry 3 of 3)
: precisely adapted to a particular situation, need, or circumstance : very proper
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