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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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