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British English: /miːt/
American English: /mit/

Translation of meet in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول met

  • 1
    (to encounter by chance) (Form VIII)
    (by arrangement) (Form III)
    let's meet at 10 a.m.
    لِنَتَقابِل الساعةَ العاشِرةَ صَباحاً
    they met in the street
    الْتَقَوْا \ تَقابَلوا صُدْفةً في الشارِعِ
  • 2
    (to get to know) (Form V)
    Paul, meet my boss, Janet
    بول، أُقَدِّمُ لَكَ رَئيسَتي في العَمَلِ، جانيت
    pleased to meet you
    تَشَرَّفْتُ بِمَعْرِفَتِكَ
    they met each other in Beirut
    تَقابَلا في بَيْروتَ
  • 4
    (to wait for) (Form VIII) (a train, plane)
    I'm being met at the airport
    سَيَنْتَظِرُني أَحَدٌ في المَطارِ
    she offered to meet our plane/flight
    عَرَضَتْ عَلَيْنا أنْ تَنْتَظِرَنا في المَطارِ
  • 5
    (to experience) (Form III) (problems, danger)
    to meet one's death
    لَقى حَتْفَهُ
  • 6
    (in awareness) (Form V)
    his eyes met hers
    الْتَقَتْ عَيْناهُ بِعَيْنَيْها
    a wonderful sight met our eyes
    قوبِلَتْ عُيونُنا بِمَشْهَدٍ رائِعٍ
  • 7
    (to fulfil) (Form II) (a target)
    (Form X) (standard)
    (Form IV) (commitment)
    can they meet the deadline?
    هل يَسْتَطيعونَ أنْ يوفوا بِالْتِزاماتِهِمْ قبل المَوْعِدِ النِهائيِّ؟
    the product does not meet safety standards
    لا تَتَوَفَّرُ في المُنْتَجِ مَعاييرُ السَلامةِ
  • 9
    (to rise to)
    رَقِيَ إلى المُسْتَوى
    (a challenge)
  • 10
    (to answer) (Form IV) (an objection, a criticism)

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول met

  • 1
    (to come together) (friends, colleagues, committee) (Form VIII)
    we met for lunch
    الْتَقَيْنا لِنَتَناوَلَ الغَداءِ مَعاً
    till we meet again!
    إلى اللِقاءِ \ حتّى نَلْتَقِيَ مَرّةً أُخْرى!
  • 4
    (to join) (hands, lines) (Form VIII)
    their eyes met
    الْتَقَتْ عُيونُهُما
    four roads meet at the central square
    تَلْتَقي أَرْبَعةُ طُرُقٍ في الساحةِ المَرْكَزيّةِ


  • 1 (sport/الرياضة)
    مُسابقات رِياضيّة
  • 2 (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية)
    (in hunting) (اجْتِماع الصَيّادينَ مَصْحوبينَ بِكِلابِهِمْ قبل الصَيْدِ)


there's more to this/him than meets the eye

ما خَفِيَ كانَ أَعْظَمَ

to make ends meet

عاشَ على الكَفافِ

Phrasal verbs

meet up

(people) (Form VI), (Form VIII)
to meet up with somebody

meet with

1 meet with [somebody]
اجْتَمَعَ مع [شَخْصٍ]
(leaders, officials)
2 meet with [something]
(to encounter) (success, resistance)
her question met with a stunned silence
قوبِلَ سُؤالُها بِصَمْتٍ مُطْبِقٍ
he met with an accident
تَعَرَّضَ إلى حادِثٍ

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