Adjective "meet" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/miːt/

Definitions and examples

verb

Arrange or happen to come into the presence or company of (someone)
  1. no object 'we met for lunch'
  2. 'If I go out in Dublin, I arrange to meet some friends and we get the bus to the city centre.'
  3. 'He had arranged to meet his sister at eleven o'clock at a small airfield to the east of Barnstaple.'
  4. 'The student had tapped her name and mobile phone number into his phone and arranged to meet him for lunch before she left.'
  5. 'I'd arranged to meet my partner Nick for lunch to get his verdict on the new me.'
  6. 'I arrange to meet him on the sidewalk outside the hotel in an hour.'
  7. 'He gave Stan a call and they have now arranged to meet up in Scarborough.'
  8. 'In an attempt to patch things up after what happened yesterday the friend concerned arranged to meet me again.'
  9. 'I was lucky to get there at all, having arranged to meet Ross at the station and then forgotten to bring the directions.'
  10. 'I get on a bus with loose arrangements to meet up with some friends of mine.'
  11. 'She's arranged to meet a few people in the Rising Sun for drinks after work.'
  12. 'she took Paul to meet her parents'
  13. 'On one such visit Muriel met her future husband Tom and they both settled in Dungarvan.'
  14. 'Her husband Matt spoke about how he met Anne in his early nursing days and subsequently married her.'
  15. 'He was so taken by her when he met her during her visit to Britain.'
  16. 'I understand now, that we have to go through several acquaintances before we meet true friends.'
  17. 'He wasn't at all fazed by meeting David and they chatted away quite normally.'
  18. 'He lived and worked in London, and met Patricia during a visit north with a friend, forming a sexual relationship with her.'
  19. 'He is also an acquaintance of Raj, having met him in mid 2002.'
  20. 'While down South he had met his future wife Alison, whose parents were from Doncaster, and the couple were interested in a move back North.'
  21. 'The only thing that she knew about her father was that he was an Italian chef visiting Britain when he met her mother.'
  22. 'The sky shifted in colors as she thought back to the duration of time about eleven years ago when she met her foster parents.'
  23. 'the committee meets once a fortnight'
  24. 'A family council meets at regular intervals to discuss issues surrounding the business.'
  25. 'The group meets regularly to discuss the crime issues that are affecting the local communities.'
  26. 'The group meets on the fourth Monday of every month.'
  27. 'A small group met recently to get things moving, and they are now looking for others keen to become members.'
  28. 'The council meets annually to discuss matters affecting the entire Lakota nation.'
  29. 'For most of its life, the group met in the Parish Hall in School Road.'
  30. 'The group meets once a month and is particularly keen to hear from residents with an interest in local history, architecture and open spaces.'
  31. 'The group originally met to practise in the Methodist Church.'
  32. 'The group met for an assembly dedicated to the celebration, a tour of the school and a 1950s-style school dinner.'
  33. 'Bradford Council's executive meets at City Hall on Tuesday at 2pm.'
  34. 'Jody meets with the owner of the land of Eatonville.'
  35. 'The consultants were very deeply concerned when I was invited to meet with them recently.'
  36. 'Most afternoons he meets with businessmen to talk about investment opportunities and various projects.'
  37. 'He meets with the Israeli prime minister, Ariel Sharon, tomorrow at the White House.'
  38. 'Later this hour, President Bush meets with emergency officials in Mississippi.'
  39. 'Stuart met us off the boat'
  40. 'We drove into the main bazaar, fully expecting some of these functionaries to be waiting to meet us.'
  41. 'When I travel to Crewe to meet the Tommys, an as-yet unsigned all-girl pop-punk quartet, their manager Paul meets me off the train.'
  42. no object 'the teams will meet in the European Cup final at Wembley'
  43. 'Would it also remove the staleness that can grip a league in which teams can meet each other up to seven times in a season?'
  44. 'Even fewer arrests were made when the teams met two weeks later in the league.'
  45. 'This was the result they could have expected when the two teams met seven weeks ago.'
  46. 'he met his death in 1946'
  47. 'So, in an appropriate case, the inquest's task was to discover by what means and in what circumstances the deceased had met his death.'
  48. 'In all the time we have been booking courses we have not met this attitude before.'
  49. 'They hadn't met any problems yet, but they had to be careful with every action they conducted.'
  50. 'He said conflicting medical evidence presented by the prosecution meant the jury could not be sure how the former paratrooper met his death.'
  51. 'It becomes particularly important when the relationship meets an impasse.'
  52. 'A Scottish sailor met his death when he fell overboard from his yacht off the Mayo coast, an inquest in Ballina was told.'
  53. 'Yorkshire Catholics mourned the Pope yesterday in the same way he met his own death - serenely, with a brave heart and no fuss.'
  54. 'He said someone may have seen Mr Turner taking £20 out of a nearby cash machine minutes before he met his death.'
  55. 'Very, very few companies have long and uninterrupted growth records, and even those companies eventually meet problems.'
  56. 'Upon completion, however, the film was met with mixed reaction partly due to its extreme length and somewhat ponderous nature.'
  57. 'But the findings were met with a mixed reaction from lunchtime drinkers in the pavement bars and cafes of Manchester yesterday.'
  58. 'Gillespie's comments were met with mixed reactions at the Scottish Open, finishing today at Loch Lomond.'
  59. 'The office, one of the most militant in London, met the announcement with a spontaneous one-day walkout.'
  60. 'The public often met their claims with a heavy dose of skepticism.'
  61. 'I'm sorry if it doesn't meet with your approval'
  62. 'To my delight, the sweater meets with approval!'
  63. 'The prospect of improved transport links met with the approval of local residents.'
  64. 'It was a move that met with almost unanimous approval from fellow European Tour players.'
  65. 'Plans to move a drug addiction clinic near a city centre shopping area have met with a mixed reaction.'
  66. 'Neither suggestion met with approval so I repaired to the kitchen to make coffee.'
Touch; join.
  1. no object 'the curtains failed to meet in the middle'
  2. 'And as his lips met mine again, I knew that I had truly found the love that I was searching for.'
  3. 'Turning to see what he wanted she was surprised when his lips met hers.'
  4. 'When he turned around and glanced at Constance, his eyes met hers as she turned around at the same time.'
  5. 'He reached out for her chin and lifted it until their eyes met.'
  6. 'Her lips met his and she revelled in the heat of their embrace.'
  7. 'William's mouth met hers, so warm, so gentle, and he kissed her with a sensual slowness.'
  8. 'His puckered lips met my bare shoulder, causing my body to become significantly more awake.'
  9. 'Mark looked her up and down, and couldn't disguise his approving look when his eyes met hers again.'
  10. 'She didn't even flinch when Rebecca's hard gaze met hers, but simply smiled instead.'
  11. 'She reached up, and his lips met hers, softly, like the petals of a rose, their touch was warm like a fire.'
Fulfil or satisfy (a need, requirement, or condition)
  1. 'He would insist that various conditions were met before he would play.'
  2. 'Those results were essential to ensure that the proposal met students' needs.'
  3. 'When both of these conditions are met, the method of assessment is performance-based.'
  4. 'Start by figuring out the mix of stocks, bonds and cash that will be required to meet your needs.'
  5. 'In this case, I am satisfied that the litigation plan meets the basic requirements.'
  6. 'First, there are not enough mental health services to meet the needs of patients.'
  7. 'This is a situation in which flexibility is required in order to meet the needs of the child.'
  8. 'At the time this computer was selected, it met the requirements adequately to perform its intended function.'
  9. 'Many have also revealed that their medical requirements are not met fully.'
  10. 'All children are included and staff ensure individual needs are met.'
  11. 'all your household expenses will still have to be met'
  12. 'Funds in the coffers are simply not enough to meet long-term obligations.'
  13. 'Before going I contacted PPP, which assured me there would be no problem meeting a claim.'
  14. 'Even accounting for the slide in the stock market, Friends is in a position to meet its obligations.'
  15. 'We finally certify that Mr D. Paparounis has been prompt in meeting its obligations.'
  16. 'It could not meet its obligations to Hepcoe and continued to operate at a loss.'
  17. 'The insurance is merely there to enable the companies to meet these claims.'
  18. 'Iberia bosses said meeting the pay claim would plunge the company into an operating loss.'

noun

A gathering of riders and hounds before a hunt begins.
  1. 'Last Friday was one of the biggest Boxing Day meets of the Tedworth Hunt for years and it attracted a larger than usual number of anti-hunt protestors.'
  2. 'The protesters had challenged Mr Ainger to join them at a hunt meet - an invitation he declined.'
  3. 'The meet and the hunt provided a dash of colour in the lives of all during the otherwise drab British winter.'
  4. 'I was born and brought up in the country, where people would talk of hunt meets and hunt balls.'
  5. 'There is certainly organised coursing at a number of meets and the number of these clubs is in some ways difficult to define.'
  6. 'The meets for the foxhounds in the areas that I hunt are pretty near to where the horses are kept.'
  7. 'Supporters turned out in force at the first meets conducted under the shadow of the hunt ban.'
  8. 'These groups however are discredited by the outrageous actions they take to disrupt hunt meets.'
  9. 'Seven or eight years ago the bloodsports fraternity were claiming in newspaper advertisements that one million people attended Boxing Day hunt meets.'
  10. 'Police called in reinforcements after the hunt began to track saboteurs but said the meet was largely peaceful.'
An organized event at which a number of races or other athletic contests are held.
  1. 'These trials are being held in preparation for international meets.'
  2. 'He tired a bit at the end, not surprising since it was his ninth race in the fourth day of the Olympic meet.'
  3. 'He won, and within three years he was winning swim meets and triathlons too - anything that tested his mettle.'
  4. 'The pair also helped out on race meets, regularly making up to 20 flasks of coffee for the competitors and spectators.'
  5. 'In addition, an explanation of the events and how meets are run is useful.'
  6. 'There's the Shrum Bowl, basketball and volleyball tournaments and swim meets, to name just a few.'
  7. 'The big guns hit the pool in Athens again on Sunday night, in what could be the event of the meet.'
  8. 'The meets begin with an inspection, by drivers and onlookers, under the hoods of the cars.'
  9. 'Even if you've never been to a coursing meet, take yourself along to Patrickswell.'
  10. 'Each competitor swam in six events during three selected meets throughout the fall season.'
A meeting, typically one with an illicit purpose.

    adjective

    Suitable or proper.

      Definitions

      1. to come upon; come into the presence of; encounter: I would meet him on the street at unexpected moments.

      2. to become acquainted with; be introduced to: I've never met your cousin.

      3. to join at an agreed or designated place or time: Meet me in St. Louis.

      4. to be present at the arrival of: to meet a train.

      5. to come to or before (one's notice, or a means of noticing, as the eyes or ears): A peculiar sight met my eyes.

      6. to come i

      More examples(as adjective)

      "people can be meet on dates."

      "people can be meet in places."

      "people can be meet with people."

      "places can be meet on dates."

      "places can be meet in places."

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      Origin

      (meet)Middle English (in the sense ‘made to fit’): shortening of Old English gemǣte, of Germanic origin; related to mete.

      Phrase

      meet the case
      meet someone's eye (or eyes)
      meet someone halfway
      there's more to someone (or something) than meets the eye