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NOUN (1)

1. a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held;
[syn: meet, sports meeting]


VERB (13)

1. come together;
- Example: "I'll probably see you at the meeting"
- Example: "How nice to see you again!"
[syn: meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see]

2. get together socially or for a specific purpose;
[syn: meet, get together]

3. be adjacent or come together;
- Example: "The lines converge at this point"
[syn: converge, meet]

4. fill or meet a want or need;
[syn: meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil]

5. satisfy a condition or restriction;
- Example: "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
[syn: meet, fit, conform to]

6. satisfy or fulfill;
- Example: "meet a need"
- Example: "this job doesn't match my dreams"
[syn: meet, match, cope with]

7. collect in one place;
- Example: "We assembled in the church basement"
- Example: "Let's gather in the dining room"
[syn: meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather]

8. get to know; get acquainted with;
- Example: "I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night!"
- Example: "we met in Singapore"

9. meet by design; be present at the arrival of;
- Example: "Can you meet me at the train station?"

10. contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle;
- Example: "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"
- Example: "Charlie likes to play Mary"
[syn: meet, encounter, play, take on]

11. experience as a reaction;
- Example: "My proposal met with much opposition"
[syn: meet, encounter, receive]

12. undergo or suffer;
- Example: "meet a violent death"
- Example: "suffer a terrible fate"
[syn: suffer, meet]

13. be in direct physical contact with; make contact;
- Example: "The two buildings touch"
- Example: "Their hands touched"
- Example: "The wire must not contact the metal cover"
- Example: "The surfaces contact at this point"
[syn: touch, adjoin, meet, contact]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. being precisely fitting and right;
- Example: "it is only meet that she should be seated first"
[syn: fitting, meet]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Meet \Meet\ (m[=e]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Met (m[e^]t); p. pr. & vb. n. Meeting.] [OE. meten, AS. m[=e]tan, fr. m[=o]t, gem[=o]t, a meeting; akin to OS. m[=o]tian to meet, Icel. maeta, Goth. gam[=o]tjan. See Moot, v. t.] 1. To join, or come in contact with; esp., to come in contact with by approach from an opposite direction; to come upon or against, front to front, as distinguished from contact by following and overtaking. [1913 Webster] 2. To come in collision with; to confront in conflict; to encounter hostilely; as, they met the enemy and defeated them; the ship met opposing winds and currents. [1913 Webster] 3. To come into the presence of without contact; to come close to; to intercept; to come within the perception, influence, or recognition of; as, to meet a train at a junction; to meet carriages or persons in the street; to meet friends at a party; sweet sounds met the ear. [1913 Webster] His daughter came out to meet him. --Judg. xi. 34. [1913 Webster] 4. To perceive; to come to a knowledge of; to have personal acquaintance with; to experience; to suffer; as, the eye met a horrid sight; he met his fate. [1913 Webster] Of vice or virtue, whether blest or curst, Which meets contempt, or which compassion first. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 5. To come up to; to be even with; to equal; to match; to satisfy; to ansver; as, to meet one's expectations; the supply meets the demand. [1913 Webster] To meet half way, literally, to go half the distance between in order to meet (one); hence, figuratively, to yield or concede half of the difference in order to effect a compromise or reconciliation with. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Meet \Meet\, v. t. 1. To come together by mutual approach; esp., to come in contact, or into proximity, by approach from opposite directions; to join; to come face to face; to come in close relationship; as, we met in the street; two lines meet so as to form an angle. [1913 Webster] O, when meet now Such pairs in love and mutual honor joined ! --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To come together with hostile purpose; to have an encounter or conflict. [1913 Webster] Weapons more violent, when next we meet, May serve to better us and worse our foes. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To assemble together; to congregate; as, Congress meets on the first Monday of December. [1913 Webster] They . . . appointed a day to meet together. --2. Macc. xiv. 21. [1913 Webster] 4. To come together by mutual concessions; hence, to agree; to harmonize; to unite. [1913 Webster] To meet with. (a) To light upon; to find; to come to; -- often with the sense of unexpectedness. [1913 Webster] We met with many things worthy of observation. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] (b) To join; to unite in company. --Shak. (c) To suffer unexpectedly; as, to meet with a fall; to meet with a loss. (d) To encounter; to be subjected to. [1913 Webster] Prepare to meet with more than brutal fury From the fierce prince. --Rowe. [1913 Webster] (e) To obviate. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Meet \Meet\, n. An assembling together; esp., the assembling of huntsmen for the hunt; also, the persons who so assemble, and the place of meeting. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Meet \Meet\, a. [OE. mete fitting, moderate, scanty, AS. m[=ae]te moderate; akin to gemet fit, meet, metan to mete, and G. m[aum]ssig moderate, gem[aum]ss fitting. See Mete.] Suitable; fit; proper; appropriate; qualified; convenient. [1913 Webster] It was meet that we should make merry. --Luke xv. 32. [1913 Webster] To be meet with, to be even with; to be equal to. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Meet \Meet\ (m[=e]t), adv. Meetly. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

meet adj 1: being precisely fitting and right; "it is only meet that she should be seated first" [syn: fitting, meet] n 1: a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held [syn: meet, sports meeting] v 1: come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!" [syn: meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see] 2: get together socially or for a specific purpose [syn: meet, get together] 3: be adjacent or come together; "The lines converge at this point" [syn: converge, meet] [ant: diverge] 4: fill or meet a want or need [syn: meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil] 5: satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?" [syn: meet, fit, conform to] 6: satisfy or fulfill; "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams" [syn: meet, match, cope with] 7: collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room" [syn: meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather] 8: get to know; get acquainted with; "I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night!"; "we met in Singapore" 9: meet by design; be present at the arrival of; "Can you meet me at the train station?" 10: contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary" [syn: meet, encounter, play, take on] 11: experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition" [syn: meet, encounter, receive] 12: undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate" [syn: suffer, meet] 13: be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point" [syn: touch, adjoin, meet, contact]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

499 Moby Thesaurus words for "meet": Highland games, Olympiad, Olympic games, Olympics, abide by, abut, accepted, accommodate, accommodate with, accommodated, accord, accost, acknowledged, act up to, adapt, adapt to, adhere, adhere to, adjoin, adjust, adjust to, admitted, advantageous, advisable, affront, agree, agree in opinion, agree with, alight upon, answer, applicable, approach, appropriate, approved, apt, assemble, assemblee, assembly, assignation, assimilate to, at home, attend to, auspicious, avail, balanced, ball, bang, bang into, be equal to, be exposed to, be faithful to, be guided by, be subjected to, bear, beard, becoming, befitting, being done, bell the cat, bend, bite the bullet, bout, brave, brawl, brazen, brazen out, breast, bring before, bring forward, bring up, bump, bump into, bunch, bunch up, call together, cannon, carom, carom into, carousel, carry out, caucus, center, centralize, challenge, chance, chance upon, chime in with, civil, clash, clinch, close, close in, close up, close with, clot, cluster, cohere, coincide, collect, collide, colloquium, come across, come among, come into collision, come together, come up against, come upon, comme il faut, commission, committee, communicate, compete, compete with, competition, comply, comply with, compose, concenter, concentralize, concentrate, conclave, concours, concourse, concur, concuss, conflict, conform, conform to, conformable, confront, confront each other, confront with, congregate, congregation, congress, congruous, connect, contest, convene, convenient, conventicle, convention, conventional, converge, convocation, convoke, cope, copulate, correct, correspond, council, couple, crack up, crash, crash into, cross, crowd, crump, crunch, customary, dance, dare, dash into, date, de rigueur, deal with, decathlon, decent, decorous, defensible, defray, defy, derby, deserved, desirable, diet, discipline, dispose of, ditto, do, do it, do justice to, double-header, doubles, due, echo, eisteddfod, embrace, emulate, encounter, endure, engagement, envisage, equal, equitable, even, evenhanded, event, expedient, experience, face, face the music, face up, face up to, face with, fair, fair and square, fall across, fall among, fall foul of, fall in with, fall upon, favorable, feasible, feel, felicitous, festivity, fete, field day, fight, fill, fill the bill, find, fit, fitten, fitting, flock together, flow together, focus, follow, forgather, forgathering, formal, fortunate, forum, foul, foursome, front, fructuous, fulfill, funnel, fuse, game, games, games of chance, gang around, gang up, gather, gather around, gathering, gear to, genteel, get by, get together with, get-together, go, go along with, go around, go by, go through, go with, good, grapple, gratify, greet, grow together, gymkhana, hack it, handle, hang together, happen upon, happy, harmonize, have, heed, herd together, hit, hit against, hive, hold, hold a meeting, hold a session, hold by, hold together, horde, housewarming, huddle, hurt, hurtle, impinge, intercommunicate, intersect, jockey, join, joust, just, just do, justifiable, justified, keep, keep faith with, knit, knock, knock against, know, labor under, lawful, lay before, league, legal, levee, level, light, light upon, likely, link, link up, liquidate, live up to, luck, lucky, make conform, make good, make the grade, mass, match, matching, measure up, meet and right, meet boldly, meet head-on, meet requirements, meet squarely, meet up with, meet with, meeting, merge, merited, mill, mold, muster, narrow the gap, nip, observe, open, opportune, oppose, orthodox, outvie, panel, party, pass, pass muster, pass through, pay, pentathlon, percuss, pinch, pitch upon, place before, play, play-off, plenum, politic, present to, profitable, prom, proper, propitious, providential, put it to, qualify, quorum, race, rally, rally around, reach, received, reception, recognized, recommendable, reconcile, reconciled, rectify, regard, regatta, rencontre, rendezvous, respect, right, right and proper, rightful, ripe, rival, rub off corners, run across, run into, run smack into, run the gauntlet, run together, run up against, run upon, runoff, salute, satisfy, seance, seasonable, see, seemly, seethe, serve, serve the purpose, session, set at defiance, set before, settle, shape, shindig, side with, sideswipe, singles, sit, sit-in, sitting, slam into, smack into, smash, smash into, smash up, soiree, sortable, speak out, speak up, spend, sport, square, stand, stand under, stand up, stand up to, stem, straighten, stream, stretch, strike, strike against, strike in with, stumble, stumble on, suffer, suffice, suit, suitable, summon, surge, sustain, swarm, symposium, synod, take care of, take it, take on, tally with, taper, taste, test, test one another, the Olympics, threesome, throng, tie, tilt, timely, to be desired, touch, tournament, tourney, track meet, traditional, trial, tumble, turnout, tussle, twosome, undergo, unite, urbane, useful, vie, vie with, warrantable, warranted, well-timed, whomp, wise, work, worthwhile, wrestle, yield
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

greatest lower bound GLB infimum Meet (glb, meet, infimum) The greatest lower bound of two elements, a and b is an element c such that c <= a and c <= b and if there is any other lower bound c' then c' <= c. The greatest lower bound of a set S is the greatest element b such that for all s in S, b <= s. The glb of mutually comparable elements is their minimum but in the presence of incomparable elements, if the glb exists, it will be some other element less than all of them. glb is the dual to least upper bound. (In LaTeX "<=" is written as \sqsubseteq, the glb of two elements a and b is written as a \sqcap b and the glb of set S as \bigsqcap S). (1995-02-03)