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

She met a man on the train.

(sometimes, especially American, with with) to come together with (a person etc), by arrangement

The committee meets every Monday.

to be introduced to (someone) for the first time

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

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.

(Translation of “meet” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)