AskDefine | Define met

Dictionary Definition

meet 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]

Verb

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 together]
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, fulfil]
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]met See meet

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • , /mεt/, /mEt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

Verb

met

Translations

past of "to meet"

Verb

met

Translations

past participle of "to meet"

Breton

Pronunciation

  • /mɛd/

Conjunction

  1. but

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • /mεt/|lang=nl
  • i Flemish /mε/|lang=nl

Preposition

  1. with

Related terms

Derived terms

Faroese

Pronunciation

  • /meːt/

Noun

met n

Declension

Derived terms

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: met
  • lang=fi|[met]

Pronoun

met
  1. In the context of "personal|dialectal|lang=fi": we.

Synonyms

  • me (standard Finnish)
  • myö (dialectal)

French

Homophones

mets

Verb

  1. third-person singular indicative present of mettre, puts

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • /meːt/

Noun

met

Latin

Suffix

-met
  1. see -met

See also

Slovene

Noun

  1. throw (flight of a thrown object)

Turkish

Noun

met (pl.'', metler)

Derived terms

Extensive Definition

Met or MET may refer to:

See also

met in German: Met (Begriffsklärung)
met in Spanish: Met
met in Esperanto: MET
met in French: MET
met in Italian: MET
met in Japanese: MET
met in Polish: MET
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