Definition of meet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//miːt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//miːt//
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  1. 1(especially North American English) a sports competition a track meet
  2. 2(British English) an event at which horse riders and dogs hunt foxes. Fox hunting with dogs is now illegal in the UK.
  3. Word OriginOld English mētan ‘come upon’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch moeten, also to moot.Extra examples Brooke missed the meet due to illness. Did you buy it at the swap meet? I can’t go to your track meet after school tomorrow. I swam faster at the last meet. Sam’s team won the track meet. This year’s meet was held in Anchorage, Alaska. a dual meet against Canada a swap meet for collectors of Star Trek memorabilia
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: meet