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Synonyms of meet in English:


  • 1 I met an old friend on the train
    encounter, meet up with, come face to face with, make contact with, run into/across, come across/upon, chance on, happen on, light on, stumble across/on
    informal bump into
    [Antonyms] avoid
  • 2 she first met Paul at a party
    get to know, be introduced to, make the acquaintance of
  • 3 the committee will meet on Saturday
    [Antonyms] disperse
  • 4 the curtains don't quite meet
    come together, converge, connect, touch, link up, reach, abut, butt, adjoin, join, unite, intersect, cross
    [Antonyms] separate
  • 5 he met death bravely
  • 6 the announcement was met with widespread hostility
    greet, receive, answer, deal with, handle, treat, face, cope with, approach
  • 7 he just does not meet the requirements of the job
  • 8 shipowners would meet the cost of oil spills
    pay, settle, clear, honour, liquidate, satisfy, discharge, pay off, square, account for
  • Phrases

    meet someone halfway


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  • an international meet in Wales
    bout, fight, encounter, engagement;
    gathering, convention, conclave, rally, congress, convocation, muster, quiz
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