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/ mɛt /
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verb

simple past tense and past participle of meet1.

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OTHER WORDS FROM met

un·met, adjective

Definition for met (2 of 4)

Met

abbreviation Biochemistry.

Definition for met (3 of 4)

met-

variant of meta- before a vowel: metempirical.

Definition for met (4 of 4)

met.

abbreviation

metaphor.
metaphysics.
meteorology.
metropolitan.
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British Dictionary definitions for met (1 of 3)

met
/ (mɛt) /

verb

the past tense and past participle of meet 1

British Dictionary definitions for met (2 of 3)

Met
/ (mɛt) /

noun the Met informal

(in Britain) the Metropolitan Police Force: the main police force serving London
(in the US) the Metropolitan Museum of Art

British Dictionary definitions for met (3 of 3)

met.

abbreviation for

meteorologicalthe met. office weather report
meteorology
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Medical definitions for met (1 of 2)

Met

abbr.

methionine

Medical definitions for met (2 of 2)

MET

abbr.

metabolic equivalent
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Idioms and Phrases with met

met

See under meet.

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