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meet /miːt/ verb (past tense and past participle met /met/)

Irregular Forms: (met)


پرداختن ، دیدار ، مطابق شرایط بودن ، تصادم کردن با دشمن درخور بودن
(vi.& vt.) برخورد کردن ، یافتن ، معرفی شدن به ، ملاقات کردن ، مواجه شدن ، تقاطع کردن ، پیوستن
(adj.&n.) جلسه ، نشست گاه ، درخور ، مناسب ، دلچسب ، شایسته ، مقتضی ، تقاطع ، اشتراک ، قانون ـ فقه: سازش کردن ، بازرگانی: مطابقت کردن ، ورزش: مسابقه ، علوم نظامی: درخور
meet
[verb]
Synonyms:
- encounter, bump into, chance on, come across, confront, contact, find, happen on, run across, run into
- converge, come together, connect, cross, intersect, join, link up, touch
- satisfy, answer, come up to, comply with, discharge, fulfil, match, measure up to
- gather, assemble, collect, come together, congregate, convene, muster
- experience, bear, encounter, endure, face, go through, suffer, undergo
Antonyms: avoid, unmeet
Contrasted words: elude, escape, evade, shun
Related Words: brave, oppose, approach, equal, match, rival, tie, touch, accost, greet, salute, bump, clash, collide, cross, grapple, tussle, wrestle, experience, suffer, sustain, undergo, accommodated, conformed, reconciled, good, right, equitable, fair, just
English Thesaurus: meet, get together, come together, meet up, gather, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. meet1 S1 W1 /miːt/ verb (past tense and past participle met /met/)
[Language: Old English; Origin: metan]

1. SEE SOMEBODY AT AN ARRANGED PLACE [intransitive, transitive not in passive] to go to a place where someone will be at a particular time, according to an arrangement, so that you can talk or do something together:
Meet me at 8.00.
I’ll meet you by the main reception desk.
meet (somebody) for something
Why don’t we meet for lunch on Friday?
We arranged to meet outside the theatre.

2. SEE SOMEBODY BY CHANCE [intransitive, transitive not in passive] to see someone by chance and talk to them Synonym : bump into:
You’ll never guess who I met in town.
I was worried I might meet Henry on the bus.

3. SEE SOMEBODY FOR THE FIRST TIME [intransitive, transitive not in passive] to see and talk to someone for the first time, or be introduced to them:
We first met in Florence.
I met my husband at university.
Jane, come and meet my brother.
nice/pleased to meet you (=used to greet someone politely when you have just met them for the first time)
‘This is my niece, Sarah.’ ‘Pleased to meet you.’
(it was) nice meeting you (=used to say goodbye politely to someone you have just met for the first time)

4. SEE SOMEBODY AT AN AIRPORT/STATION ETC [transitive] to be waiting for someone at an airport, station etc when they arrive in a plane or train:
My dad met us at the station.
I’ll come and meet you off the plane.

5. COME TOGETHER TO DISCUSS SOMETHING [intransitive] to come together in the same place in order to discuss something:
The committee meets once a month.
The two groups will meet next week to discuss the project.

6. COMPETE AGAINST SOMEBODY [intransitive, transitive not in passive] to play against another person or team in a competition, or to fight another army in a war:
Manchester United will meet Blackburn Rovers in the sixth round of the Cup.
The two armies finally met on the battlefield at Stamford Bridge.

7. JOIN OR TOUCH [intransitive, transitive not in passive] if two things meet, they touch or join at a particular place:
The two roads meet just north of Flagstaff.
Their hands met under the table.

8. EXPERIENCE A PROBLEM OR SITUATION [transitive] to experience a problem, attitude, or situation Synonym : encounter, come across:
Wherever she went she met hostility and prejudice.

9. meet a problem/challenge to deal with a problem or something difficult that you have to do:
The new building will mean that we can meet the challenge of increasing student numbers.

10. meet a need/demand/requirement/condition etc to do something that someone wants, needs, or expects you to do or be as good as they need, expect etc:
The company says it is unable to meet the workers’ demands for higher wages.
The service is tailored to meet your needs.
beaches which meet European standards of cleanliness

11. meet a deadline to finish something at the time it is meant to be finished:
We are still hoping to meet the November deadline.

12. meet a goal/target etc to achieve something that you are trying to achieve:
It’s impossible to meet the sales targets.
The scheme does not meet its objectives.

13. meet a debt/cost/expense etc to make a payment that needs to be made:
The government has promised to meet the cost of clearing up after the floods.

14. there’s more to somebody/something than meets the eye used to say that someone or something is more interesting, intelligent etc than they seem to be

15. our/their eyes meet if two people’s eyes meet, they look at each other:
Our eyes met momentarily, then he looked away.
His eyes met Nina’s and she smiled.

16. meet sb’s eye(s)/gaze/glance etc to look directly at someone who is looking at you:
Ruth looked down, unable to meet his eye.
She turned to meet his gaze.

17. meet your eyes if something meets your eyes, you see it:
An extraordinary scene met our eyes as we entered the room.

18. meet your match to compete against an opponent who is stronger or more skilful than you are:
I think he might have met his match in Simon.

19. meet somebody halfway to do some of the things that someone wants, in order to reach an agreement with them

20. meet (something) head-on
a) if two moving vehicles meet head-on, they are facing each other and hit each other suddenly and violently
b) if you meet a problem head-on, you deal with it directly without trying to avoid it

21. meet your death/end to die in a particular way:
He met his death at the hands of enemy soldiers.

22. meet your maker to die – used humorously

23. meet your Waterloo to finally be defeated after you have been successful for a long time
make ends meet at end1(18)

3. meet with an accident formal to be injured or killed in an accident

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. meet2 noun [countable]

1. track meet especially American English a sports competition between people running races, jumping over bars etc

2. British English an occasion when a group of people riding horses go out to hunt foxes

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. meet3 adjective old use
[Language: Old English; Origin: gemæte]
right or suitable

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

meet
verb
I. come together
ADV. first the place where they had first met
regularly | never | up We met up after school.
VERB + MEET arrange to | chance to, happen to A year or so later I happened to meet him again.
PREP. for I arranged to meet her for lunch.
with Management will meet with union representatives next week. I met up with my friends in town.
PHRASES look forward to meeting sb I look forward to meeting you next week.
nice/pleased to meet you (= a greeting used when you meet sb for the first time)

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

meet
II. satisfy sth
ADV. head-on Thet were determined to meet the challenge head-on.
VERB + MEET be able to, can | be unable to, fail to He had failed to meet his performance targets.
be designed to, be tailored to The course is designed to meet the needs of young learners.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

meet
III. sb's eyes/gaze/look
ADV. levelly, squarely, unflinchingly, without flinching Leonora met his gaze without flinching.
fleetingly | challengingly, determinedly
PREP. ~ across Their eyes met across the crowded room.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

meet
verb
1.
BAD: Could you meet with me outside the station?
GOOD: Could you meet me outside the station?
BAD: The next time I met with her was in the supermarket.
GOOD: The next time I met her was in the supermarket.

Usage Note:
meet with sb (mainly American English) = have a (previously arranged) meeting with someone: 'We met with their representatives to discuss the problem.'
meet sb (British and American English) = be in the same place as someone by chance or arrangement: 'Guess who I met on the way to the bank this morning?' 'I suggest we meet back here in an hour's time.'

2.
BAD: Hello John. It's good to meet you.
GOOD: Hello John. It's good to see you.
BAD: I can't wait to meet you again at Christmas.
GOOD: I can't wait to see you again at Christmas.

Usage Note:
When you greet someone you know well, or talk about meeting them, use see (NOT meet ): 'I hope you'll come and see us again soon.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

meet
mi:t
See: make ends meet

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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