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meet

Pronunciation: /miːt/

Translation of meet in Arabic:

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

  • 1 (to encounter by chance) الْتَقى (VIII) (+ ب); (by arrangement) قابَلَ (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) تَعَرَّفَ (V) (+ على) 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) انْتَظَرَ (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) واجَهَ (III) [problems] [danger] to meet one's death لَقى حَتْفَهُ
  • 6 (in awareness) تَفَطَّنَ (V) (+ إلى) his eyes met hers الْتَقَتْ عَيْناهُ بِعَيْنَيْها a wonderful sight met our eyes قوبِلَتْ عُيونُنا بِمَشْهَدٍ رائِعٍ
  • 7 (to fulfil) حَقَّقَ (II) [a target]; اسْتَوْفى (X) [standard]; أَوْفى (IV) (+ ب) [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) أَجابَ (IV) (+ عن) [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] الْتَقى (VIII) we met for lunch الْتَقَيْنا لِنَتَناوَلَ الغَداءِ مَعاً till we meet again! إلى اللِقاءِ \ حتّى نَلْتَقِيَ مَرّةً أُخْرى!
  • 4 (to join) [hands] [lines] الْتَقى (VIII) their eyes met الْتَقَتْ عُيونُهُما four roads meet at the central square تَلْتَقي أَرْبَعةُ طُرُقٍ في الساحةِ المَرْكَزيّةِ

noun/اسم

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

Idioms

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

[informal/غير رسمي]
[people] تَقابَلَ (VI), الْتَقى (VIII) to meet up with sb الْتَقى بِشَخْصٍ

meet with

meet with [sb] اجْتَمَعَ مع [شَخْصٍ] [leaders] [officials] 1.1meet with [sth] (to encounter) لاقى [شَيْئاً] [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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