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

transitive verb past tense & past participle met

  • 1 1.1 (encounter)
    encontrarse con
    I met her yesterday on my way to the bank
    me encontré con ella ayer cuando iba al banco
    I'm meeting her in Paris on Saturday
    me voy a encontrar con ella el sábado en París
    I arranged to meet him at the club
    quedé en encontrarme con él en el club
    quedé de encontrarme con él en el club (Latin America)
    quedé con él en el club (esp Spain)
    meet me on the corner at 6 o'clock
    encontrémonos en la esquina a las 6
    I met him for a drink at the hotel
    nos encontramos en el hotel para tomar una copa
    to meet somebody halfway or in the middle
    llegar a un arreglo con alguien
    Example sentences
    • In all the time we have been booking courses we have not met this attitude before.
    • Our children don't need to meet those selfish attitudes behind a steering wheel.
    • It becomes particularly important when the relationship meets an impasse.
    1.2 (welcome)
    (collect on arrival) ir a buscar
    he came out to meet me
    salió a recibirme
    she met her guests at the door
    recibió a los invitados en la puerta
    the whole village turned out to meet her
    todo el pueblo or el pueblo entero salió a recibirla
    she saw me coming and ran to meet me
    me vio llegar y corrió a mi encuentro
    he met me off the train
    me fue a buscar or a esperar a la estación
    don't bother to come and meet me
    no te molestes en ir a buscarme or a esperarme
    I'll send Peter to meet the train/plane
    mandaré a Peter a buscarte ( or buscarlos etc. ) or a recogerte ( or recogerlos etc. ) a la estación/al aeropuerto
    Example sentences
    • Also, a similar service was proposed to run to Cheddington Station to meet hotel guests arriving by train.
    • We drove into the main bazaar, fully expecting some of these functionaries to be waiting to meet us.
    • When I travel to Crewe to meet the Tommys, an as-yet unsigned all-girl pop-punk quartet, their manager Paul meets me off the train.
    Example sentences
    • But perhaps just as telling was the widespread cynicism the scandal was met with.
    • Gillespie's comments were met with mixed reactions at the Scottish Open, finishing today at Loch Lomond.
    • But the findings were met with a mixed reaction from lunchtime drinkers in the pavement bars and cafes of Manchester yesterday.
    1.3 (oppose)
    enfrentarse a
    Example sentences
    • The Springboks would have an easier route through the competition, probably meeting France in the semis.
    • Five years ago when these two teams met it was a victory to Cranleigh by 39-10.
    • The men's second team met Leigh first who were just above them in the league.
  • 2 (make acquaintance of) I'd like you to meet her
    me gustaría que la conocieras
    she first met him at a party
    lo conoció en una fiesta
    to meet new friends
    hacer nuevas amistades
    John, meet Mr Clark [formal]
    John, le presento al señor Clark
    pleased to meet you
    encantado de conocerlo
    mucho gusto
    pleased to have met you
    encantado de haberlo conocido
    nice meeting you
    mucho gusto
    in the first chapter we meet Susan, a writer
    en el primer capítulo el autor nos presenta a Susan, una escritora
    Example sentences
    • I understand now, that we have to go through several acquaintances before we meet true friends.
    • He is also an acquaintance of Raj, having met him in mid 2002.
    • The sky shifted in colors as she thought back to the duration of time about eleven years ago when she met her foster parents.
  • 3 3.1 (come up against, experience)
    toparse con
    he would meet his death there
    allí habría de encontrar su muerte
    she met her fate with dignity
    enfrentó su destino con dignidad
    to be met by/with something
    encontrarse con algo
    on his return he was met by another crisis
    a su regreso se encontró con otra crisis
    my proposals were met with blank refusals
    mis propuestas fueron rechazadas de plano
    there's more to this than meets the eye
    esto es más complicado de lo que parece
    3.2 (counter, respond to) she met their threats with defiance
    hizo frente desafiante a sus amenazas
    she was met with enthusiastic applause
    fue recibida con calurosos aplausos
    3.3 (match) we will meet any sum you raise
    igualaremos cualquier suma que ustedes recauden
  • 4 (satisfy)
    cumplir con
    cumplir con
    he doesn't meet our requirements
    no reúne or no llena or no cumple nuestros requisitos
    they will have to meet the cost themselves
    ellos mismos van a tener que hacerse cargo de los gastos
    Example sentences
    • If something doesn't meet your needs and requirements then there will be another tradition around the next corner.
    • Anaemia is a condition in which the blood cannot carry enough oxygen to meet the body's needs.
    • St David's Cathedral already meets the requirements of health and safety regulations but many other churches don't.
    Example sentences
    • Port charges were generally revised upward to meet debt obligations.
    • The spokesperson said it could not afford to meet the claim as FLS was still losing money in Ireland.
    • This is to ensure that there is sufficient money to meet its obligations.
  • 5 5.1 (come together with, join) East meets West in this beautiful city
    Oriente y Occidente se dan la mano en esta bella ciudad
    her lips met mine
    nuestros labios se fundieron en un beso
    her gaze met his
    sus miradas se cruzaron
    she could not meet his eye or gaze
    no se atrevía a mirarlo a la cara
    5.2 (strike)
    dar contra

intransitive verb past tense & past participle met

  • 1 1.1 (encounter each other)
    we met by chance at the game
    nos encontramos en el partido (por casualidad)
    we arranged to meet at three
    quedamos en encontrarnos a las tres
    quedamos de encontrarnos a las tres (Latin America)
    quedamos a las tres (esp Spain)
    where shall we meet?
    ¿dónde nos encontramos?
    ¿dónde quedamos? (esp Spain)
    the two presidents will meet in May
    los dos presidentes se entrevistarán en mayo
    until we meet again!
    ¡hasta la vista!
    Example sentences
    • The student had tapped her name and mobile phone number into his phone and arranged to meet him for lunch before she left.
    • I'd arranged to meet my partner Nick for lunch to get his verdict on the new me.
    • I arranged to meet Andrew in a pub in Hampstead called the Holly Bush.
    1.2 (hold meeting)
    Example sentences
    • The group met for an assembly dedicated to the celebration, a tour of the school and a 1950s-style school dinner.
    • The group meets once a month and is particularly keen to hear from residents with an interest in local history, architecture and open spaces.
    • The group meets once a month to discuss ways of combating city centre crime.
    1.3 (make acquaintance)
    we (first) met in 1963
    nos conocimos en 1963
    have you two already met?
    ¿ya se conocen?
    ¿ya los han presentado?
    I've a feeling we've met somewhere before
    me parece que nos conocemos or que lo conozco de algún lado
    1.4 (as opponents)
  • 2 (come into contact) the vehicles met head on
    los vehículos chocaron or se dieron de frente
    there was a village where the three roads met
    había un pueblo en el empalme or en la confluencia de las tres carreteras
    the belt wouldn't meet around his waist
    no se podía cerrar el cinturón
    their eyes met
    sus miradas se cruzaron


  • 1 (US) (Sport)
    Example sentences
    • The second begins when Del Mar and Saratoga open their gates in July to conduct the last two great race meets in the United States.
    • There's the Shrum Bowl, basketball and volleyball tournaments and swim meets, to name just a few.
    • Worrell feels it's important for youngsters to take advantage of locally organized swim meets.
  • 2 (in hunting)
    Example sentences
    • These groups however are discredited by the outrageous actions they take to disrupt hunt meets.
    • The meets for the foxhounds in the areas that I hunt are pretty near to where the horses are kept.
    • Last Friday was one of the biggest Boxing Day meets of the Tedworth Hunt for years and it attracted a larger than usual number of anti-hunt protestors.

Phrasal verbs

meet up

verb + adverb
1 (get together)to meet up (with somebody)
encontrarse (con alguien)
let's meet up after the lecture
encontrémonos or juntémonos después de la conferencia
2 (coincide) (parts/edges)to meet up (with something)
coincidir con algo
empatar con algo (Colombia) (Venezuela)
3 (join) (roads)to meet up with something
empalmar con algo

meet with

verb + preposition + object
1 (encounter, experience)
ser recibido con
to meet with failure to meet with success
tener éxito
the proposal met with general approval
la propuesta recibió la aprobación general
she met with an unfortunate accident
le ocurrió un lamentable accidente
2 (meet)
(US) (friend)
encontrarse con
reunirse con
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