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[[t]mit[/t]]
v. met, meet•ing, n.
1) to come into the presence of; encounter:
I met him on the street yesterday[/ex]
2) to become acquainted with; be introduced to:
I've never met your cousin[/ex]
3) to join at an agreed or designated place or time:
Meet me at noon[/ex]
4) to be present at the arrival of:
to meet a train[/ex]
5) to come to the apprehension of:
A strange sight met my eyes[/ex]
6) to enter into dealings or conference with
7) to come into physical contact with:
The car met the bus head-on[/ex]
8) to encounter in opposition, conflict, or contest:
The rival teams meet each other next week[/ex]
9) to oppose:
to meet charges with countercharges[/ex]
10) to deal effectively with:
met the challenge[/ex]
11) cvb to comply with:
to meet a deadline[/ex]
12) to come together, face to face, or into company:
We met on the street[/ex]
13) to assemble for action or conference:
The directors will meet tomorrow[/ex]
14) to become personally acquainted
15) to come into contact or form a junction:
the streets meet[/ex]
16) to concur; agree
17) to come together in opposition or conflict
18) phv meet with
phv to encounter; experience:
to meet with opposition[/ex]
19) an assembly for athletic or sports competition, as for racing:
a track meet[/ex]
Etymology: bef. 900; ME meten, OE gemētan; c. OS mōtian, Gogamotjan. Seemoot meet′er, n. II
meet
[[t]mit[/t]] adj.
suitable; fitting; proper
Etymology: bef. 1000; ME mete < aph. var. of imete < OE gemǣte suitable; akin tomete1 meet′ly, adv.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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