(noun, adjective, verb)


1. suitable; right; proper.

- it is only meet that she should be seated first

Similar word(s): just, fitting


1. a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held

Definition categories: event, athletics

Sentences with meet as a noun:

- OK, let's arrange a meet with Tyler and ask him.


1. come together

- I'll probably see you at the meeting

Similar word(s): encounter, see

Definition categories: motion

2. get together socially or for a specific purpose

Definition categories: social

3. be adjacent or come together

Similar word(s): converge

Definition categories: stative

4. fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction

- does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?

- meet a need

Similar word(s): fill, fit, fulfil, fulfill, satisfy

Definition categories: consumption, cater, ply, provide, supply

5. collect in one place

Similar word(s): assemble, foregather, forgather, gather

Definition categories: social, interact

6. get to know; get acquainted with

Definition categories: social

7. meet by design; be present at the arrival of

- Can you meet me at the train station?

Definition categories: motion, assemble, foregather, forgather, gather, meet

8. contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle

Similar word(s): encounter, play

Definition categories: competition

9. experience as a reaction

Similar word(s): encounter, receive

Definition categories: stative, experience, have

10. undergo or suffer

- meet a violent death

Similar word(s): suffer

Definition categories: perception, experience, see

11. be in direct physical contact with; make contact

Similar word(s): adjoin, contact, touch

Definition categories: contact

Sentences with meet as a verb:

- Fancy meeting you here!  Guess who I met at the supermarket today?

- Let's meet at the station at 9 o'clock.  Shall we meet at 8 p.m in our favorite chatroom?

- I'm pleased to meet you!  I'd like you to meet a colleague of mine.

- England and Holland will meet in the final.

- The two streets meet at a crossroad half a mile away.

- The carpet meets the wall at this side of the room. The forest meets the sea along this part of the coast.

- This proposal meets my requirements.  The company agrees to meet the cost of any repairs.