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Overview of noun meet

The noun meet has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) meet, sports meeting

(a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held)


Overview of verb meet

The verb meet has 13 senses? (first 13 from tagged texts)
1. (49) meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see

(come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!")

2. (38) meet, get together

(get together socially or for a specific purpose)

3. (32) converge, meet

(be adjacent or come together; "The lines converge at this point")

4. (23) meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil

(fill or meet a want or need)

5. (18) meet, fit, conform to

(satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?")

6. (15) meet, match, cope with

(satisfy or fulfill; "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams")

7. (14) meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather

(collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room")

8. (12) meet

(get to know; get acquainted with; "I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night!"; "we met in Singapore")

9. (11) meet

(meet by design; be present at the arrival of; "Can you meet me at the train station?")

10. (8) meet, encounter, play, take on

(contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary")

11. (7) meet, encounter, receive

(experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition")

12. (3) suffer, meet

(undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate")

13. (1) touch, adjoin, meet, contact

(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")


Overview of adj meet

The adj meet has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. fitting, meet

(being precisely fitting and right; "it is only meet that she should be seated first")

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