1 encounter, come across, chance on or upon, happen on or upon, stumble on or into, see, Colloq run across or into, bump into:
Guess who I met in the park this morning!
2 Often, meet with. rendezvous (with), get together (with); convene, assemble, gather, collect, forgather or foregather, congregate:
I met with the mysterious stranger as arranged. The board meets at 9.00 am
3 make the acquaintance of, be introduced to, first encounter, come across, find:
Where did you meet your wife?
4 link up, join, come together, unite, adjoin, abut, touch, intersect:
The horizon is where the sky meets earth.
5 answer, deal with, handle, satisfy, fulfil, take care of, dispose of, heed, observe, carry out; gratify, pay, settle, defray, liquidate:
Will these precautions meet the requirements of the Department of the Environment? The police advised the parents not to meet the kidnapper's demands
6 meet with. encounter, be met by, experience; undergo, endure, suffer, have, go through:
All our efforts met with little or no response. Gary met with an accident yesterday.
7 competition, contest, meeting, match, tourney, tournament; muster, rally:
The track meet was won by our team.
fitting, suitable, appropriate, proper, fit, congruous:
It is meet to offer praises to God.