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Translation of "meet" - English-French dictionary


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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