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meet

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fit, suitable, meet, proper, appropriate, fitting, apt, happy, felicitous mean right with respect to some end, need, use, or circumstance. fit stresses adaptability and sometimes special readiness for use or action.
    • fit for battle
suitable implies an answering to requirements or demands.
    • clothes suitable for camping
meet suggests a just proportioning.
    • meet payment
proper suggests a suitability through essential nature or accordance with custom.
    • proper acknowledgement
appropriate implies eminent or distinctive fitness.
    • an appropriate gift
fitting implies harmony of mood or tone.
    • a fitting end
apt connotes a fitness marked by nicety and discrimination.
    • apt quotations
happy suggests what is effectively or successfully appropriate.
    • a happy choice of words
felicitous suggests an aptness that is opportune, telling, or graceful.
    • a felicitous phrase

meet

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meet

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1 to come upon face-to-face or as if face-to-face

  • we never once met another car on that lonely country road
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bump into, cross paths (with), run across, run into, run upon

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2 to come together into one body or place

  • we'll meet for dinner, with a discussion to follow, next week
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get together

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3 to come upon unexpectedly or by chance

  • met her future husband at a party
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bump into, come across, run across, run against, run into, run upon

4 to do what is required by the terms of

  • a financially struggling city trying to meet its loans
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abide by, make good (or make good on)

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5 to enter into contest or conflict with

  • the up-and-coming boxer will meet the reigning champ for the first time tomorrow
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6 to produce something equal to (as in quality or value)

  • I'll meet your bet, nay, Iʼll even raise it
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7 to put up with (something painful or difficult)

  • trying to meet the challenge of going to college while working at a full-time job
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live with, lump (it), stand for, tough out (it)

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8 to give what is owed for

  • I paid a portion of the long-distance bill to keep my carrier from cutting off service until I can meet the remainder of the charges
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