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1. encounter

verb. ['ɪnˈkaʊntɝ, ɪnˈkaʊnɝ'] come together.

Synonyms

  • cross
  • run into
  • come across
  • intersect
  • see
  • gather
  • foregather
  • run across
  • meet
  • assemble

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • front
  • rear
  • windward

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Rhymes with Encounter

  • crowner
  • browner
  • towner
  • loughner
  • lawner
  • goughnour
  • downer
  • boughner

How do you pronounce encounter?

Pronounce encounter as ɪnˈkaʊnər.

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Sentences with encounter


1. Verb, base form
As you move through the game you will encounter colors on different spaces.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Avoid prying the sides of her mouth open, because this might trigger an unpleasant encounter with her fangs.

Quotes about encounter


1. In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
- Albert Schweitzer

2. Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
- Albert Schweitzer

3. Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.
- Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

2. encounter

verb. ['ɪnˈkaʊntɝ, ɪnˈkaʊnɝ'] come upon, as if by accident; meet with.

Synonyms

  • bump
  • find
  • happen

Antonyms

  • back
  • uncover
  • inactivity
  • overact

3. encounter

noun. ['ɪnˈkaʊntɝ, ɪnˈkaʊnɝ'] a minor short-term fight.

Synonyms

  • skirmish
  • contretemps
  • brush
  • clash
  • scrap
  • fighting
  • fight

Antonyms

  • lose
  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude

4. encounter

noun. ['ɪnˈkaʊntɝ, ɪnˈkaʊnɝ'] a casual or unexpected convergence.

Synonyms

  • conjunction
  • convergence
  • alignment

Antonyms

  • suffer
  • spread
  • decrease
  • fall short of

5. encounter

noun. ['ɪnˈkaʊntɝ, ɪnˈkaʊnɝ'] a casual meeting with a person or thing.

Synonyms

  • coming upon
  • joining
  • connexion

Antonyms

  • good-natured
  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • unfold

6. encounter

verb. ['ɪnˈkaʊntɝ, ɪnˈkaʊnɝ'] be beset by.

Synonyms

  • run into

Antonyms

  • tightness
  • immovability

7. encounter

verb. ['ɪnˈkaʊntɝ, ɪnˈkaʊnɝ'] contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle.

Synonyms

  • compete
  • face
  • play
  • confront
  • take on
  • vie
  • meet
  • contend

Antonyms

  • unjust
  • disassemble
  • disjoin
  • fixed-width font

8. encounter

verb. ['ɪnˈkaʊntɝ, ɪnˈkaʊnɝ'] experience as a reaction.

Synonyms

  • have
  • experience
  • meet

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • stay in place
  • inactiveness
  • inaction

9. encounter

noun. ['ɪnˈkaʊntɝ, ɪnˈkaʊnɝ'] a hostile disagreement face-to-face.

Synonyms

  • disagreement
  • confrontation
  • face-off

Antonyms

  • disrespect
  • disesteem
  • literalize
  • spiritualize
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