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OTHER WORDS FROM metun·met, adjective
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verb (used with object), met, meet·ing.
verb (used without object), met, meet·ing.
- to come across; encounter: to meet with opposition.
- to experience; undergo; receive: The visitors met with courtesy during their stay.
- to join, as for conference or instruction: I met with her an hour a day until we solved the problem.
Origin of meet1
SYNONYMS FOR meet
OTHER WORDS FROM meetmeet·er, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH meetmeat meet
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Example sentences from the Web for met
According to a Yemeni intelligence source, Saïd met with the notorious U.S. preacher Anwar al Awlaki.
After the screening, Jolie, who says she renewed her faith in “the divine” during filming, met briefly with the pope.Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And then I met him before I started doing the impression of him when he was a guest on SNL for a moment.
Also, she was tall and thin, too, further adding to the ways she met the physical beauty conventions.Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I was friends with her drummer from Sleater-Kinney, and I met Carrie, and we just hit it off.
I met the Ohio statesman one morning at breakfast, after hearing him the night before.Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897|Elizabeth Cady Stanton
It might have been before—I don't know whether she got married here, or she met him in Texas.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
How Phyl had met Silas, how he had persuaded her to get into the phaton with him, the accident and all the rest.The Ghost Girl|H. De Vere Stacpoole
I wrote the one here in question, which met with general acceptance; and I do not remember that any one else competed.The Germ|Various
He met that searching gaze as inscrutably as he had learned to endure the scrutiny of his opponent at the poker table.The Heart of Canyon Pass|Thomas K. Holmes
British Dictionary definitions for met (1 of 5)
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noun the Met informal
British Dictionary definitions for met (3 of 5)
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verb meets, meeting or met
Derived forms of meetmeeter, noun
Word Origin for meet
British Dictionary definitions for met (5 of 5)
Derived forms of meetmeetly, adverb
Word Origin for meet
Medical definitions for met (1 of 2)
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Idioms and Phrases with met (1 of 2)
See under meet.
Idioms and Phrases with met (2 of 2)
In addition to the idioms beginning with meet
- meeting of the minds
- meet one's match
- meet one's Waterloo
- meet the requirements
- meet up with
- meet with
- go (meet) halfway
- make ends meet
- more than meets the eye