- To come upon by chance or arrangement.
- To be present at the arrival of: met the train.
- To be introduced to.
- To come into conjunction with; join: where the sea meets the sky.
- To come into the company or presence of, as for a conference.
- To come to the notice of (the senses): There is more here than meets the eye.
- To experience; undergo: met his fate with courage.
- To deal with; oppose: "We have met the enemy and they are ours” ( Oliver Hazard Perry).
- To cope or contend effectively with: meet each problem as it arises.
- To come into conformity with the views, wishes, or opinions of: The firm has done its best to meet us on that point.
- To satisfy (a need, for example); fulfill: meet all the conditions in the contract. See Synonyms at satisfy.
- To pay; settle: enough money to meet expenses.
- To come together: Let's meet tonight.
- To come into conjunction; be joined: "East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet” ( Rudyard Kipling).
- To come together as opponents; contend.
- To become introduced.
- To assemble.
- To occur together, especially in one person or entity.
- A meeting or contest, especially an athletic competition.
- meet with To experience or undergo.
- meet with To receive: Our plan met with their approval.
- meet (one's) Maker Slang To die.
- meet (someone) halfway To make a compromise with.
- Fitting; proper: "It seems not meet, nor wholesome to my place” ( Shakespeare).