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meet
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. encounter, intersect; oppose; greet, welcome; satisfy; refute; assemble, gather; contend. See agreement, assemblage, contact. —adj. fitting. See expedience.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. fitting, apt, expedient; see fair 1 , fit 1 , 2 , timely .
n.
Syn. match, athletic event, tournament; see competition 2 , event 3 .
v.
1. [To come together]
Syn. converge, get together, enter in; see gather 1 .
2. [To go to a place of meeting]
Syn. resort, be present at, gather together, foregather, convene, congregate, muster, appear; see also assemble 2 , attend 2 .
Ant. leave*, disperse, scatter.
3. [To touch]
Syn. reach, coincide, adhere; see join 1 .
4. [To become acquainted]
Syn. make the acquaintance of, be presented to, be introduced, present oneself, make oneself known, get next to*, get to know; see also familiarize with .
5. [To fulfill]
Syn. answer, fit, suffice; see satisfy 3 .
6. [To encounter]
Syn. fall in with, come on, come upon, meet by accident, come across, run into, meet with, meet up with, meet face to face, face up to, bump into, touch shoulders with, meet at every turn, engage, join issue with, battle, grapple with, match, jostle, push, brush against, shove; see also face 1 , fight 2 .
Ant. abandon*, turn one's back on, leave.
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
competition, match, tournament, contest, game.
II
v.
1. encounter happen upon, come upon, run across, *bump into, chance upon, face, see.
2. make acquaintance shake hands with, get to know, say hello to, greet.
3. join connect, touch, converge, unite, cross, abut, intersect.
4. assemble gather, congregate, convene, get together, muster, collect.
5. fulfill satisfy, execute, handle, perform, carry out, discharge. dispose of.
ANT.: 1. miss, avoid. 3. separate, disconnect. 4. disperse, break up. 5. shirk, fall short, renege
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun A trial of skill or ability: competition, contest. See CONFLICT.
V
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To come up against: confront, encounter, face, run into. See MEET. 2. To come together face-to-face by arrangement: get together, rendezvous. See MEET. 3. To be contiguous or next to: abut, adjoin, border, bound2, butt2, join, neighbor, touch, verge. See NEAR. 4. To come together: close, converge. See OPEN. 5. To participate in or partake of personally. Also used with with: experience, feel, go through, have, know, see, suffer, taste (of), undergo. Archaic: prove. Idiom: run up against. See PARTICIPATE. 6. To enter into conflict with: encounter, engage, take on. Idiom: do (or join) battle with. See CONFLICT, MEET. 7. To present with a specified reaction: greet, react, respond. See FEELINGS, GREETING. 8. To do or make something equal to: equal, match, tie. See SAME. 9. To supply fully or completely: answer, fill, fulfill, satisfy. See DO.
VI
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place: appropriate, apt, becoming, befitting, correct, felicitous, fit1, fitting, happy, proper, right, tailor-made. See RIGHT. 2. Suited to one's end or purpose: appropriate, befitting, convenient, expedient, fit1, good, proper, suitable, tailor-made, useful. See AGREE, GOOD.

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