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Old English metan. Cognate with Old Armenian [[մատչիմ#Patrono:Xcl|մատչիմ]] (matčʿim), I approach).

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Infinitive
to Meet

Third person singular
meets

Simple past
met

Past participle
met

Present participle
meeting

to Meet (third-person singular simple present meets, present participle meeting, simple past and past participle met)
  1. To come face to face with by accident; to encounter.
    Guess who I met at the supermarket today?
    Fancy meeting you here!
  2. To come face to face with someone by arrangement.
    Let's meet at the station at 9 o'clock.
    Shall we meet at 8 p.m in our favorite chatroom?
  3. To converge and finally touch or intersect.
    The two streets meet at a crossroad half a mile away.
  4. To satisfy; to comply with.
    This proposal meets my requirements.
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In sense 1, meet' is used with the preposition with in American English.

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Singular
Meet

Plural
Meets

Meet (plural Meets)
  1. A sports competition, especially for athletics or swimming.
  2. A gathering of riders, their horses and hounds for the purpose of foxhunting.
  3. (rail transport) A meeting of two trains in opposite directions on a single track, when one is put into a siding to let the other cross. (Antonym: a pass.)
  4. A meeting.
    OK, let's arrange a meet with Tyler and ask him.
  5. Patrono:Algebra the greatest lower bound, an operation between pairs of elements in a lattice, denoted by the symbol $ \and $ (mnemonic: half an M)
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From Old English gemæte (suitable, having the same measurements), from the Proto-Germanic *ga-mætijaz (cognate with Dutch meten (measure), German gemäß (suitable) etc.), itself from collective prefix ge- + Proto-Indo-European *med- (to measure)

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Meet (not comparable)

Positive
Meet

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. suitable; right; proper

For examples of the usage of this term see the citations page.

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Infinitive
to Meet

Third person singular
meets

Simple past
met

Past participle
met

Present participle
meeting

to Meet (third-person singular simple present meets, present participle meeting, simple past and past participle met)
  1. Patrono:Irish To French kiss someone
    Would you meet her?

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Singular
Meet

Plural
Meets

Meet (plural Meets)
  1. Patrono:Irish An act of French kissing someone

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From English

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Meet c. (plural meten, diminutive Meetje, diminutive plural Meetjes)

  1. The finish line in a competition

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See meten.

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Meet

  1. The first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of meten.
  2. The imperative of meten.



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meet

  1. third-person singular present Patrono:Conjugation tag act subjunctive of meō.

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