Definition of Met in English:

Met

informal
  • 1Meteorological.

    ‘a Met report’
    • ‘The Met Office has a unique range of services to offer to help utility companies make the most of the weather and climate.’
    • ‘The Met Office provides a range of services for the public on behalf of government, including cold weather payments and the National Severe Weather Warning Service.’
    • ‘Met Office forecasts and advice play a vital helping keep the country's transport systems open.’
  • 2The Meteorological Office in the UK.

  • 3Metropolitan.

    ‘the Met county abolition’
    • ‘The Metropolitan Police Service - usually called the Met - was involved in the bid.’
    • ‘The Met has been using its world-renowned expertise to help identify victims of the disaster and support family members who survived the tragedy.’
    • ‘The mayor's precept is the proportion of council tax collected to help fund the Met police, the London fire brigade, transport and City Hall.’
    • ‘Larmore says her dog Sophie the Schnauzer - who has trodden the boards at the Met, Paris and Geneva - gets the most adulation now.’
    • ‘Speed bumps are also seen as a hazard to law abiding citizens and have caused over £7,500 in damages to Met police cars over a three month period.’
  • 4[treated as singular or plural] The Metropolitan Police in London.

  • 5The Metropolitan Opera House in New York.

    1. 5.1The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
      • ‘That piece never made it to the Met, according to a museum spokeswoman, and historians say it is still in private hands.’
      • ‘The Met is one of the world's most inclusive great museums.’
      • ‘Some of these panels are now in the collections of other museums, like the Met in New York.’
      • ‘With February's biting winds sweeping down the Manhattan avenues, she transfers the idea to the grande dame of New York's museums, the Met.’
      • ‘Among American museums, the Met is probably the only one that could attempt as comprehensive a survey as that attempted in'Designing Nature'.’
      • ‘At the Met was a classic de Montebello exhibit.’
      • ‘Many museums, including the Met, have returned artifacts stolen or looted to their rightful owners.’
      • ‘His generosity to the Met had not been soured by a failed attempt in the mid-1970s to establish a fine-arts education center at the museum.’
      • ‘His elegant voice is familiar to many who have visited the Met and have used the museum's audio guides.’
      • ‘The site uses proprietary algorithms to weight shows by venue and participants; where a show is held—whether in a small museum or at the Met—counts for a lot.’

Pronunciation:

Met

/mɛt/

Definition of met in English:

met

  • past and past participle of meet

Pronunciation:

met

/mɛt/