Met

6 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Meet \Meet\ (m[=e]t), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Met} (m[e^]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Meeting}.] [OE. meten, AS. m[=e]tan, fr. m[=o]t, gem[=o]t, a meeting; akin to OS. m[=o]tian to meet, Icel. maeta, Goth. gam[=o]tjan. See {Moot}, verb (used with an object)]

1. To join, or come in contact with; esp., to come in contact with by approach from an opposite direction; to come upon or against, front to front, as distinguished from contact by following and overtaking.

2. To come in collision with; to confront in conflict; to encounter hostilely; as, they met the enemy and defeated them; the ship met opposing winds and currents.

3. To come into the presence of without contact; to come close to; to intercept; to come within the perception, influence, or recognition of; as, to meet a train at a junction; to meet carriages or persons in the street; to meet friends at a party; sweet sounds met the ear.

His daughter came out to meet him. --Judg. xi. 34.

4. To perceive; to come to a knowledge of; to have personal acquaintance with; to experience; to suffer; as, the eye met a horrid sight; he met his fate.

Of vice or virtue, whether blest or curst, Which meets contempt, or which compassion first. --Pope.

5. To come up to; to be even with; to equal; to match; to satisfy; to ansver; as, to meet one's expectations; the supply meets the demand.

{To meet half way}, literally, to go half the distance between in order to meet (one); hence, figuratively, to yield or concede half of the difference in order to effect a compromise or reconciliation with.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mete \Mete\, verb (used without an object) & t. [imp. {Mette}; p. p. {Met}.] [AS. m?tan.] To dream; also impersonally; as, me mette, I dreamed. [Obs.] "I mette of him all night." --Chaucer.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Met \Met\, imp. & p. p. of {Meet}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Met \Met\, obs. imp. & p. p. of {Mete}, to measure. --Chapman.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Met \Met\, obs. p. p. of {Mete}, to dream. --Chaucer. Meta

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Meta- \Met"a-\, Met- \Met-\ [Gr. meta' between, with, after; akin to AS. mid with, G. mit, Goth. mi[thorn], E. mid, in midwife.]

1. A prefix meaning between, with, after, behind, over, about, reversely; as, metachronism, the error of placing after the correct time; metaphor, lit., a carrying over; metathesis, a placing reversely.

2. (Chem.) A prefix denoting: (a) Other; duplicate, corresponding to; resembling; hence, metameric; as, meta-arabinic, metaldehyde. (b) (Organic Chem.) That two replacing radicals, in the benzene nucleus, occupy the relative positions of 1 and 3, 2 and 4, 3 and 5, 4 and 6, 5 and 1, or 6 and 2; as, metacresol, etc. See {Ortho-}, and {Para-}. (c) (Inorganic Chem.) Having less than the highest number of hydroxyl groups; -- said of acids; as, metaphosphoric acid. Also used adjectively.

3. A prefix meaning at a level above, as in metaphysics, metalanguage. [PJC]


The dictionary definitions are retrieved from a local copy of two of the open source DICT dictionaries. Click here for the database copyright information. DEFINE.COM is registered as an educational NONPROFIT corporation. We aim to please around here. We believe in using positive reinforcement to get things done. We make suggestions that are intended to make life more enjoyable. We think about efficiency, automation, security, privacy, social and ecological responsibility and positive humanitarian ethics and values. We are benevolent. DO NO HARM is our motto.

In the interest of FULL DISCLOSURE, there is a particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT of the home page here.

I used Abduction! for Firefox or Webpage Screenshot for Chrome to get this series of SCREENSHOTS. Both have page size limits which I have exceeded. If you find such utilities without these limits, please let me know so I can pass it on.

Electronic Frontier Foundation Golden Key Campaign

I don't want Uncle Sam having my SIM Card PRIVATE keys.

SIM Card
Golden Key
define.com Thumbnail

This is a Thumbnail of the particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT above. The really fine print is not legible, but if it's slightly oversized, it can be read in the thumbnail. Generally, in the thumbnail, you can't read the fine print. In the fine print I say that I'm using all of these copyrighted and trademarked seals and logos and images without the permission of the intellectual property owners. I am stating that these parties are not endorsing my website and that I am not related to them in any capacity. I state that my ideas and suggestions might affect them or might be related to their industries or areas of interests and that I am addressing these parties and institutions.

I allow commentary on the home page and variants of "Cool." I may not stay with DISQUS but right now it suits me - at least in these places.

Thumbnail

Saturday, March 7, 2015 4:24:40 AM Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

DEFINE.COM_Met_2015-03-07_04-24-40_54-145-173-57