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met

1

[ met ]

verb

  1. simple past tense and past participle of meet 1.


Met

2

abbreviation for

, Biochemistry.

met-

3
  1. variant of meta- before a vowel:

    metempirical.

met.

4

abbreviation for

  1. metaphor.
  2. metaphysics.
  3. meteorology.
  4. metropolitan.

met.

1

abbreviation for

  1. meteorological

    the met. office weather report

  2. meteorology


met

2

/ mɛt /

verb

  1. the past tense and past participle of meet 1

Met

3

/ mɛt /

noun

  1. NEW.FOR.DICT.COM (in Britain) the Metropolitan Police Force: the main police force serving London
  2. NEW.FOR.DICT.COM (in the US) the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Other Words From

  • un·met adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of met1

First recorded before 900
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Idioms and Phrases

See under meet .
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Example Sentences

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.

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.

I was friends with her drummer from Sleater-Kinney, and I met Carrie, and we just hit it off.

The remarkable thing was that all the hurrying people she met seemed also each of them to be on a secret and mystic errand.

It is sometimes met with in the sputum of catarrhal pneumonia, bronchitis, and tuberculosis.

In passing to her own chamber she met the Emperor, and, in the agitation of her maternal fears, told him all that had passed.

Their glances met, she holding him always at arm's length by that grip upon his shoulders, a grip that was firm and nervous.

It mounted straight as a plume for a little way, until it met the cool air of evening which was beginning to fall.

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