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Maker

  

      n  
1    a title given to God (as Creator)  
2    (go to) meet one's Maker          to die  
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meet          [1]  
      vb   , meets, meeting, met  
1    sometimes foll by: up or (US) with   to come together (with), either by design or by accident; encounter  
I met him unexpectedly, we met at the station     
2    to come into or be in conjunction or contact with (something or each other)  
the roads meet in the town, the sea meets the sky     
3    tr   to come to or be at the place of arrival of  
to meet a train     
4    to make the acquaintance of or be introduced to (someone or each other)  
have you two met?     
5    to gather in the company of (someone or each other)  
the board of directors meets on Tuesday     
6    to come into the presence of (someone or each other) as opponents  
Joe meets Fred in the boxing match     
7    tr   to cope with effectively; satisfy  
to meet someone's demands     
8    tr   to be apparent to (esp. in the phrase meet the eye)  
9    tr   to return or counter  
to meet a blow with another     
10    to agree with (someone or each other)  
we met him on the price he suggested     
11    tr; sometimes foll by: with   to experience; suffer  
he met his death in a road accident     
12    to occur together  
courage and kindliness met in him     
13    tr     (Caribbean)   to find (a person, situation, etc.) in a specified condition  
I met the door open     
      n  
14    the assembly of hounds, huntsmen, etc., prior to a hunt  
15    a meeting, esp. a sports meeting  
16      (U.S.)   the place where the paths of two railway trains meet or cross  
     (Old English metan; related to Old Norse m<oe>ta, Old Saxon motian)  
  meeter      n  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

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meet

  
1    bump into, chance on, come across, confront, contact, encounter, find, happen on, run across, run into  
2    abut, adjoin, come together, connect, converge, cross, intersect, join, link up, touch, unite  
3    answer, carry out, come up to, comply, cope with, discharge, equal, fulfil, gratify, handle, match, measure up, perform, satisfy  
4    assemble, collect, come together, congregate, convene, foregather, gather, muster, rally  
5    bear, encounter, endure, experience, face, go through, suffer, undergo  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    avoid, elude, escape, miss  
2    diverge  
3    fail, fall short, renege  
4    adjourn, disperse, scatter  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
go to the extreme; do everything that could be done; exhaust all possibilities and resources
exp.
to lose one's temper
very familiar
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
exp.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
informal
exp.
be kept waiting
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
exp.
deteriorate very quickly
exp.
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
exp.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
exp.
go for something, take one's chances
v.
snubbing people by using one's mobile phone
[Neologism] portmanteau word : phone + snubbing
v.
make an obscene and offensive gesture at someone by closing one's fist and extending one's middle finger upwards, interpreted as"Sod off!"; [US] flip (sb) off / flip (sb) the bird
Ex.: he has an unfortunate tendency and somewhat dangerous habit of giving the finger to motorists who cut in front of him.
v.
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
[Slang]
id.
to attempt or take on a task that is way to big and beyond one's capability
I wonder if that craftsman will be able to fulfil the three commitments he took on at the same time; in my opinion he bites off more than he can chew!
id.
Used to express one's enthusiasm about a new person, or a new thing such as an idea, plan, invention or innovation
The way she goes on about him!; you'd think he was the greatest thing since sliced bread / Wow! this video game is the best thing since sliced bread!
n.
tempting someone with promise of reward (an attractive person in general) to reveal information or to test one's partner loyalty, faithfulness : can be for lovers, business partners, espionage
v.
to get rid of one's frustration (for example by doing something violent or impulsive)
exp.
a sample of the unpleasantness that one has been giving other people
[Fig.]
n.
Abandoning something that one has intimate knowledge of for something unknown and probably highly risky to one's well-being.
n.
it's a unintended call which happens when the keys are not blocked in one's pocket
n.
posting a picture of one's pet on social media, with a sign describing the animal's wrongdoing
more specific: cat shaming or dog shaming
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