DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

1 definition found

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Meet, v. t.
 1. To come together by mutual approach; esp., to come in contact, or into proximity, by approach from opposite directions; to join; to come face to face; to come in close relationship; as, we met in the street; two lines meet so as to form an angle.
 O, when meet now
 Such pairs in love and mutual honor joined !   --Milton.
 2. To come together with hostile purpose; to have an encounter or conflict.
 Weapons more violent, when next we meet,
 May serve to better us and worse our foes.   --Milton.
 3. To assemble together; to congregate; as, Congress meets on the first Monday of December.
    They . . . appointed a day to meet together.   --2. Macc. xiv. 21.
 4. To come together by mutual concessions; hence, to agree; to harmonize; to unite.
 To meet with. (a) To light upon; to find; to come to; -- often with the sense of unexpectedness.
    We met with many things worthy of observation.   --Bacon.
 (b) To join; to unite in company. --Shak. (c) To suffer unexpectedly; as, to meet with a fall; to meet with a loss. (d) To encounter; to be subjected to.
 Prepare to meet with more than brutal fury
 From the fierce prince.   --Rowe.
 (e) To obviate. [Obs.]