Synonyms of meet in English:

meet


See definition of meet

verb

1‘I met an old friend on the train’

SYNONYMS

encounter, meet up with, come face to face with, make contact with, run across, run into, come across, come upon, chance on, happen on, light on, stumble across, stumble on

informal bump into

ANTONYMS

avoid

2‘she first met Paul at a party’

SYNONYMS

get to know, be introduced to, make the acquaintance of

3‘the committee will meet on Saturday’

SYNONYMS

gather, assemble, come together, get together, congregate, convene, muster, rally

rare foregather

ANTONYMS

disperse

4‘the curtains don't quite meet’

SYNONYMS

come together, converge, connect, touch, link up, reach, abut, butt, adjoin, join, unite, intersect, cross

ANTONYMS

separate

5‘he met death bravely’

SYNONYMS

face, encounter, undergo, experience, go through, bear, suffer, endure

6‘the announcement was met with widespread hostility’

SYNONYMS

greet, receive, answer, deal with, handle, treat, face, cope with, approach

7‘he just does not meet the requirements of the job’

SYNONYMS

fulfil, satisfy, fill, measure up to, conform to, come up to, perform, comply with, answer

8‘shipowners would meet the cost of oil spills’

SYNONYMS

pay, settle, clear, honour, liquidate, satisfy, discharge, pay off, square, account for


noun

1‘an international meet in Wales’

SYNONYMS

event, tournament, game, match, contest, competition

bout, fight, encounter, engagement

hunt

gathering, convention, conclave, rally, congress, convocation, muster, quiz


Phrases

    meet someone halfway

      ‘I was willing to meet him halfway’

      SYNONYMS

      reach a compromise, find the middle ground, come to terms, come to an understanding, reach an agreement, make a deal, make concessions, find a happy medium, strike a balance

      give and take

      informal

      split the difference, go fifty-fifty