Dictionary.com
QUIZ
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Idioms about 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

meeter, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH meet

meat, meet

Other definitions for meet (2 of 2)

meet2
[ meet ]
/ mit /

adjective Archaic.
suitable; fitting; proper.

Origin of meet

2
First recorded before 1000; Middle English mete, meete, mette, from Old English gemǣte “suitable,” cognate with German gemäss “suitable, appropriate”

OTHER WORDS FROM meet

meetness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use meet in a sentence

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Other Idioms and Phrases with meet

meet

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
FEEDBACK