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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 meet /ˈmit/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Meet v. t. [imp. & p. p. Met p. pr. & vb. n. Meeting.]
 1. To join, or come in contact with; esp., to come in contact with by approach from an opposite direction; to come upon or against, front to front, as distinguished from contact by following and overtaking.
 2. To come in collision with; to confront in conflict; to encounter hostilely; as, they met the enemy and defeated them; the ship met opposing winds and currents.
 3. To come into the presence of without contact; to come close to; to intercept; to come within the perception, influence, or recognition of; as, to meet a train at a junction; to meet carriages or persons in the street; to meet friends at a party; sweet sounds met the ear.
    His daughter came out to meet him.   --Judg. xi. 34.
 4. To perceive; to come to a knowledge of; to have personal acquaintance with; to experience; to suffer; as, the eye met a horrid sight; he met his fate.
 Of vice or virtue, whether blest or curst,
 Which meets contempt, or which compassion first.   --Pope.
 5. To come up to; to be even with; to equal; to match; to satisfy; to ansver; as, to meet one's expectations; the supply meets the demand.
 To meet half way, literally, to go half the distance between in order to meet (one); hence, figuratively, to yield or concede half of the difference in order to effect a compromise or reconciliation with.

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.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Meet, n. An assembling together; esp., the assembling of huntsmen for the hunt; also, the persons who so assemble, and the place of meeting.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Meet, a.  Suitable; fit; proper; appropriate; qualified; convenient.
    It was meet that we should make merry.   --Luke xv. 32.
 To be meet with, to be even with; to be equal to. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Meet adv. Meetly. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : being precisely fitting and right; "it is only meet that she
            should be seated first" [syn: fitting]
      n : a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
          [syn: sports meeting]
      v 1: come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How
           nice to see you again!" [syn: ran into, encounter, run
           across, come across, see]
      2: get together socially or for a specific purpose [syn: get
      3: be adjacent or come together; "The lines converge at this
         point" [syn: converge] [ant: diverge, diverge]
      4: fill or meet a want or need [syn: satisfy, fill, fulfill,
      5: satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet
         the requirements for the degree?" [syn: fit, conform to]
      6: satisfy or fulfill; "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match
         my dreams" [syn: match, cope with]
      7: get to know; get acquainted with; "I met this really
         handsome guy at a bar last night!"; "we met in Singapore"
      8: collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement";
         "Let's gather in the dining room" [syn: gather, assemble,
          forgather, foregather]
      9: meet by design; be present at the arrival of; "Can you meet
         me at the train station?"
      10: contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle;
          "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to
          play Mary" [syn: encounter, play, take on]
      11: experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much
          opposition" [syn: encounter, receive]
      12: undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a
          terrible fate" [syn: suffer]
      13: be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two
          buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must
          not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at
          this point" [syn: touch, adjoin, contact]
      [also: met]