Idioms for meet

Origin of meet

1
before 900; Middle English meten, Old English gemētan; cognate with Old Norse mœta, Old Saxon mōtian. See moot1

OTHER WORDS FROM meet

meet·er, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH meet

meat meet

Definition for meet (2 of 2)

meet2
[ meet ]
/ mit /

adjective

suitable; fitting; proper.

Origin of meet

2
before 1000; Middle English mete, aphetic variant (see y-) of imete; representing Old English gemǣte suitable, cognate with German gemäss conformable

OTHER WORDS FROM meet

meet·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for meet (1 of 2)

meet1
/ (miːt) /

verb meets, meeting or met

noun

Derived forms of meet

meeter, noun

Word Origin for meet

Old English mētan; related to Old Norse mœta, Old Saxon mōtian

British Dictionary definitions for meet (2 of 2)

meet2
/ (miːt) /

adjective

archaic proper, fitting, or correct

Derived forms of meet

meetly, adverb

Word Origin for meet

C13: from variant of Old English gemǣte; related to Old High German māza suitability, Old Norse mǣtr valuable
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Idioms and Phrases with meet

meet

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