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French translation of “meet”

meet

verb /miːt/ (past tense, past participle met /met/)
to come face to face with (eg a person whom one knows ), by chance
(se) rencontrer
She met a man on the train .
(sometimes, especially American, with with) to come together with (a person etc), by arrangement
se rejoindre
The committee meets every Monday .
to be introduced to (someone) for the first time
faire la connaissance de
Come and meet my wife .
to join
se rencontrer
Where do the two roads meet?
to be equal to or satisfy (eg a person’s needs , requirements etc)
satisfaire à
Will there be sufficient stocks to meet the public demand ?
to come into the view , experience or presence of
frapper
A terrible sight met him / his eyes when he opened the door .
to come to or be faced with
faire face à
He met his death in a car accident .
(with with) to experience or suffer ; to receive a particular response
avoir, recevoir
She met with an accident The scheme met with their approval .
to answer or oppose
répondre à
We will meet force with greater force .
meeting noun an act of meeting
rencontre
The meeting between my mother and my husband was not friendly .
a gathering of people for discussion or another purpose
réunion
I have to attend a committee meeting.
meet (someone) halfway to respond to (someone) by making an equal effort or a compromise
faire la moitié du chemin
I’ll invest $5,000 in this venture if you meet me halfway and do the same.
(Definition of meet from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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