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Translation of "meet" - English-German dictionary


verb /miːt/ ( past tense, past participle met /met/)
to come face to face with (eg a person whom one knows), by chance treffen She met a man on the train.
(sometimes, especially American, with with) to come together with (a person etc), by arrangement zusammenkommen The committee meets every Monday.
to be introduced to (someone) for the first time kennenlernen Come and meet my wife.
to join sich schneiden Where do the two roads meet?
to be equal to or satisfy (eg a person’s needs, requirements etc) gerecht werden Will there be sufficient stocks to meet the public demand?
to come into the view, experience or presence of (ins Auge) fallen, treffen auf A terrible sight met him / his eyes when he opened the door.
to come to or be faced with finden, gegenübertreten He met his death in a car accident.
(with with) to experience or suffer; to receive a particular response erleiden, stoßen auf She met with an accident The scheme met with their approval.
to answer or oppose erwidern We will meet force with greater force.
meeting noun
an act of meeting die Begegnung The meeting between my mother and my husband was not friendly.
a gathering of people for discussion or another purpose die Versammlung I have to attend a committee meeting.
meet (someone) halfway
to respond to (someone) by making an equal effort or a compromise auf halbem Weg entgegenkommen I’ll invest $5,000 in this venture if you meet me halfway and do the same.
(Definition of meet from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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