Synonym of meet

Alternative for meet

meets, met, meeting

Synonym: assemble, come together, connect, converge, encounter, gather, join, unite,

Antonym: part,

Verb

To meet or come together at an agreed time and place
assemble gather congregate convene foregather collect rally muster rendezvous converge forgather cluster come together get together reunite appear concentre concenter concentrate show sit be present be presented flock together meet up enter in flock crowd conglomerate group huddle swarm convoke unite throng congress mass gang up teem herd bunch hang out gather together mingle mobilize mobilise amass socialize combine pack associate cluster together socialise corral connect mob focalize collect together make contact pile gang around gather round mix draw together consort catch up raise accumulate consolidate band together focus hive centralize heap hook up bunch up unify meet privately be reunited compact join join up make the scene centre center see each other centralise pull together hang around pour in pile up round up crowd together marshal marshall stream mill troop crowd around besiege concur touch encounter reconnect organize be closeted show up merge form network meet behind closed doors harmonise organise intensify bring to a focus medialize bring together reconvene reconcile interact link line up brigade press stack pull collate make friends pair off reassemble have a meeting take up with harmonize compile aggroup fraternize deliberate squeeze coalesce accrete constellate lump congest rejoin preside localize integrate aggregate agglomerate fraternise run with hang around with blend jam cram localise officiate build up bend huddle up powwow press close consult parley discuss throng together snuggle up cower confer hug zero in heap up bulk up stack up refamiliarize reacquaint reintroduce meet again get to know again meld amalgamate fuse intermix hold an assembly be in session merge with bleed surge crush bundle fill push seethe squish overcrowd squash swamp move rush stuff clump load brim charge pack somewhere form a group cram somewhere ram chock bear elbow deluge shove justle sardine jam-pack inundate cram into pack into pack 'em in pack like sardines top off anthologize flood press into swarm around mill around hem in squeeze into flow overrun be full be numerous be alive with be overrun rush together move in a crowd gather like bees be packed be alive occupy garner compose cull put together systemize arrange systematize hoard collocate record edit register list colligate recapitulate glean abridge systematise sort out make up set down

Verb

To encounter something, especially by chance
encounter find catch contact chance upon come across happen on run into see chance on come upon happen upon hit upon luck into pitch upon run across stumble upon tumble upon bump into light on make contact with meet up with salute stumble across stumble on brush against clash with dig up light upon rendezvous with rub eyeballs stumble onto touch shoulders come up against fall in with make a meet run up against meet face to face come face to face with turn up meet by chance discover strike fall upon run against detect descry uncover unearth espy meet with hit on locate come into contact rummage spot notice chance expose track down get find out scare up run down dig out ferret out scout up dredge up root out nose out rout out bring to light come by hunt up hunt down run smack into hit stumble touch be infected by be contaminated by learn ascertain determine cross paths with transpire disclose reveal track experience have dealings with acquire obtain light tumble luck be found become known pop up crop up alight upon blunder upon blunder across luck upon come to pass come to light cross the path convene with get together with identify distinguish recognize pinpoint sight observe perceive bump happen collar discern corral lay your hand on make out search out trip on sniff out smell out arrive at put your finger on come up with hunt out smoke out lay fingers on put one's finger on catch sight of recognise pin down run to earth trace isolate strike on pick out seek out disinter realize think of get hold of capture run to ground single out place point out scent out realise elicit seek hunt spy finger quest pursue behold glimpse name diagnose unmask ID follow the scent of eye view regard remark witness note confirm slang determinate get a fix on get at zero in on chase down separate out filter out look at sort out catch a glimpse of produce get a hold of find by chance secure pick up procure sniff something out edge out spy out reach retrieve buy purchase nose something out register lay hands on get possession of localise hook localize read extricate trace back trip over learn of bring into the open wise up to tumble into watch pick up on lay your hands on grub out weed out lay eyes on set eyes on lay one's hands on have sight of get a load of clap eyes on get a glimpse of exhibit delve spark spotlight extract show root fish out hear uproot ferret chase probe surprise mark clock trail follow root up winnow sift out pry catch on separate the wheat from the chaff define catch red-handed catch off guard catch in the act take by surprise take unawares burst in on catch unawares catch out establish see the light take the wraps off nail down describe scout out home in on worm out remember know recall recollect fix validate deduce corroborate decide divine settle verify intuit certify substantiate forage for shop for flag figure out know again put the finger on put a name to make certain of label select call to mind analyze know by sight formal mark out settle on work out key suss out separate make up your mind on peg card key out make certain tag decide on diagnosticate button down tab cast about for scan search hunt for research search for or out cast around for consult look up peruse search for analyse

Verb

To come into contact with something or each other
converge connect touch abut adjoin cross unite intersect join reach butt adhere border coincide collide come together link link up border on fringe neighbour skirt flank neighbor verge on be adjacent to be contiguous with butt against butt on conjoin be next to bound connect with butt up to butt up against be connected to line verge extend to couple with communicate with march with link up with lie alongside bound on extend as far as criss-cross decussate edge converge with annex rim attach to combine with append link with link to communicate annexe unite with affix to impinge on be contiguous to lie next to lie beside be close to connect to merge combine gather mingle approximate neighbour on be bounded by touch on lie interconnect with bisect extend rejoin intertwine impinge hem crisscross interweave contact brush graze hit open into interrupt be against strike come together with trench on lie near come into contact with be up against be in contact with cut be at hand push against make contact with impinge upon be in contact unify band pool bond associate strengthen solidify yoke affiliate gather together become one stick together hang together close ranks bring together margin be situated alongside be attached to abut on run alongside lie along surround march frame hug circle wall ring circumscribe screen be contiguous be near be nearby be adjacent book-end be situated along lead into resemble echo approach near be like compare come near be similar to parallel match give access to open on to join up with

Verb

To act in accordance with the terms of
answer fulfil fulfill satisfy match perform equal fill fit handle complete discharge execute gratify redeem suffice tie comply with cope with match up to carry out conform to measure up come up to measure up to keep obey observe abide by follow adhere to implement act in accordance with heed keep to serve live up to honor achieve respect stick to effectuate honour uphold make good on fall in with follow through with go along with fill the bill fit the bill suit stand by act upon keep faith with respond to defer to accord with agree with be true to submit to do yield to be in accordance with effect be good enough reach bear comparison with be equal to embrace agree to be faithful to act according to carry through assent to acquiesce to conform square parallel be on a level with mind work make the grade act on square with compare with conform with cooperate with go through with be in agreement with toe the line rival admit of comparison correspond agree accord tally coincide accomplish harmonize hold sanctify realize acknowledge balance hold a candle to realise enforce harmonise dispatch cohere with check with avail hold to carry off harmonize with coincide with tally with be bound by do justice to accommodate to accede to be adequate match up pay attention to concur with cut the mustard pull off goose-step to bear out put into effect do as told be as good as don't rock the boat acquiesce in be consonant consent to stick with bring about stick by be faithful pay heed to see through live by take heed of make it through accord to be true be in conformity with be compatible pass muster knuckle under get through be in agreement fall in line with vie with remedy do proud solve consecrate regard compare take notice of deal with have regard to partner be alike marry up be identical occupy officiate engage live up comply distribute assign come around to cave in to concur in knuckle to acquiesce with bow to give in to fit in with stay in line play the game play ball take up acquit bring off concur cohere commit prosecute negotiate compass perpetrate make conduct check dovetail comport rhyme reconcile chord benefit deliver the goods act out run with the ball finish take care of business carry to completion transact go that route dispose of do to a turn tick be engaged in put through acquit oneself of wind up go level jibe make good help profit rime consist gee sort draw accept assist aid be consistent keep to the rules adapt to stick to the rules go by the book do what one is told adhere to the rules go with the flow play by the rules be dutiful to abide by the rules comply with the rules observe the rules act in accordance with the rules be ruled by obey the rules kowtow to don't make waves adjust to play it by the book follow the rules advantage be in harmony be consistent with be congruous align with check out fit in deadlock belong to go with beseem become befit touch be of service to be of advantage be useful to be of use to be of advantage to be of use be useful be effective account content correspond with apply to click with correlate to correspond to comport with tie with break even rime with jibe with dovetail with rhyme with go together sort with satisfy demands go over big hack it be apposite to finish even be equal be enough be neck and neck hit the spot even up be level be on a par be even be appropriate to get by serve the purpose be the ticket meet requirements be apt with be congruent with finish equal tick all the boxes fulfil one's needs answer the purpose be sufficient keep up with have its place meet requirement make a hit answer one's needs be congruous with belong with be consonant with do the trick be in keeping action consummate affect apply accommodate nail adopt actualize attain administer actionize perfect deliver on be heedful of pay regard to follow through on be guided by cater to chord with follow up on perform according to bring to completion put into action put into practice be loyal to put into operation

Verb

To experience or suffer
face bear encounter experience suffer sustain undergo countenance endure tolerate brook handle stomach take wear absorb hack go through sweat out accept stand abide bide support pocket stick out go put up with swallow withstand thole stand for stick submit to allow live with permit have weather live through cope with bear with witness sanction taste pass come into contact with come across be faced with come up against admit of meet with feel approve of go along with be doing with confront know condone brave be forced to contend with have experience of see receive resist agree to cope run into consent to live indulge authorize appreciate try admit authorise acknowledge recognize participate in accede to sample see through hold with recognise deal with come to grips with survive ride out sit through take patiently grin and bear it sit still for stick with stand up to sit tight hang in hang in there tough out abide by persist persevere defy manage hear of be big stand firm against hold out against be confronted by allow for concede consent defer sweat enjoy reconcile take part in find be subjected to fall on partake in hang tough be big about resign oneself bite the bullet reconcile oneself partake become familiar with observe digest assimilate sit out lump it tough out it wait out see through to the bitter end see out let ignore comprehend watch come into contact perceive humour humor wink at hear savor approve stay the course string along turn a blind eye to blink at sit and take it apprehend run the gauntlet get behold endorse encourage favour favor preview have dealings in back help approbate touch savour eat abet commend aid champion partake of confirm invite advocate applaud take kindly to uphold resign oneself to live out face up to be exposed to run up against have knowledge of come face to face with be in favour of reconcile oneself to become accustomed to become resigned to be patient with subject oneself to become reconciled to get used to put John Hancock on give the nod give the go ahead to stomach something go for smile on give the okay to sign off on give the green light to give stamp of approval get behind give green light give the thumbs up to nod at thumbs up grin and bear bear the brunt of learn to live with never say die in the face of make the best of fall for warrant legalize okay license legalise grant yield to acquiesce licence show forbearance OK assent to make allowance for make legal give the go-ahead to submit be patient forbear decriminalize agree green-light bow to acquiesce in legitimize consider give permission shoulder give leave make allowances for decriminalise enable empower concede to entitle yield legitimise leave cause submit oneself to capitulate excuse concur engage in acquiesce to accede accredit take something lying down make allowance buy respect legitimatize give permission to take it give the go-ahead give something the nod clear be subject to legitimatise come in for bless give the green light say the word shake on give the OK to let pass comply with conform to bear up under stick it out give one's consent to give one's assent to toe the line conceive assume surrender to adjust to carry take on lump maintain capitulate to withtake onfang acclimatize oneself to sit and take accommodate oneself to regulate permit to allow to undertake be reconciled to share bow grant permission to pass through declare lawful understand keep up with ratify get on with realise realize pardon bear up qualify give permission for forgive validate wait give someone leave legitimate give someone authorization laugh off accept apology for take one's lumps play the game take one's medicine don't rock the boat face the music don't make waves homologate charter franchise sign facilitate boost grant someone the right privilege sanctify finalise vouch for affirm rubber-stamp formalize give the green light for formalise give the go-ahead for give authority for give a blank cheque to finalize cut your coat according to your cloth make do say yes give carte blanche give your blessing show forbearance towards obey follow fulfill appease honor fulfil honour heed make adhere to take it lying down stoop to play it by the book play by the rules be governed by be regulated by keep in step set aside provide give leave to greenlight take it easy comply commission certify give grant the right to keep in mind take into account bear in mind take into consideration surrender conform give assent to assent succumb free up give okay give the O.K. be gentle go easy say the magic word subscribe adjust bend accommodate adapt jibe yes ditto give in cave in concur with give one's blessing to give one's approval to hoist the white flag roll over and play dead cooperate with cry uncle accept tacitly say yes to cut a deal come round say uncle go along stand by give the nod to give in to play ball

Verb

To confront or come up against
face challenge confront engage battle encounter compete against take on oppose fight defy face off brave tackle resist combat contend contest attack withstand compete beard vie brazen deal with contend with meet head-on go up against clash rival accost dare repel outbrave outface breast affront cope with grapple with face up to come up against stand up to play grapple wrestle counter risk skirmish war scuffle assault stand race square off do battle with battle with clash with skirmish with vie with match scorn square up to oppugn threaten front brazen out meet eyeball-to-eyeball face down go one-on-one call one's bluff make my day come face to face with cope lock horns face off against contend against feud scrimmage collide with engage with strive against attempt struggle against struggle with meet head on get into conflict with come into conflict with cross swords with put a bold face on it hold your own negate face out be defiant stay the course put on a bold front stare down stand your ground stand one's ground face up stick to your guns repulse ward off rebuff come to blows fend off stave off urge bully disregard knock chip off shoulder muster courage run the gauntlet step over the line denounce spurn insult laugh at outdare mock take one on throw down gauntlet contravene fight off put up a fight against hold at bay beat fly in the face of approach assail pit detain waylay fight with stop halt nobble collar take a plunge antagonize antagonise take a chance with take aside call out flout take a chance on struggle take the plunge defy danger provoke take a header strive take a flyer take a chance set upon launch begin battle with strike content against compete with go one on one with be opposed to go toe to toe with go eyeball to eyeball with be pitted against wrest with scrap with wage war against face with tell off take up arms against mount an attack on enter into combat with fall on tussle give battle to wage war on come to close quarters with join battle with squabble emulate dispute jostle put up with tug scramble for go for jugular put yourself forward have at go for join battle run tangle with shoot for controvert shoot at make play for push for go for broke litigate go after push give one's all go for it jockey for position give all one's got knock oneself out wage war go head to head mix it up with nominate yourself cross swords handle take suffer endure experience bear court countenance eyeball swallow stomach sustain cross tolerate venture allow abide brook brace for submit to be confronted by play against be drawn against make a stand bit the bullet fly in face of take the bull by the horns wrangle brawl scrap duel tilt jockey spar joust exchange blows do battle tangle quarrel rassle have a dust-up have a punch-up conflict campaign argue altercate play off box roughhouse be in conflict row buck come to grips have a set-to crusade bicker maneuver manoeuvre work romp essay scramble make war have a fight go to war tourney engage in hostilities come into conflict collide cuff rough-house defend get to grips be at each other's throats traverse go for the gold campaign against bear arms fight for hassle bump heads put up a fight mix it up enter the lists take the field set to break a lance face-off deal quibble disagree close agitate break trade punches slug mount an attack have a row press speak lobby raise Cain trade blows duke it out manhandle hasten rush sweat be rivals be against exert strain grunt endeavor address yourself to fight a duel go out be in the running tilt with endeavour match yourself against take part take part in a race start fighting go for each other raise fists slug it out show event steeplechase juggle go for the jugular scrabble address manage try to put out try to extinguish put in opposition set against set as rivals field negotiate argue against question object to quarrel with fight over show jump make haste bid bandy try fence argue with pit oneself against speak against stoush swedge assault each other swing treat hack manipulate struggle for knuckle with try to win lay a finger on challenge for compete for gang up on battle for contend for vie for put up dukes rumpus try for break with tussle for lay out put on gloves sock put up an argument oppose action set your face against stand up and be counted against make a stand against take issue with spare no effort take a stand against try to beat participate in match strength pit yourself against pitch oneself against seek prize match wits run for hit each other punch each other lock antlers scrimmage with protect rowdy war against attack each other engage in conflict in the hunt taste battle spar with go the knuckle exchange blows with brush with ply weapons flare up light into bandy with lay into go up against in contest take all comers carry on war race with race against fight like Kilkenny cats take up the gauntlet shoot bombard be at war take up arms engage in combat take the field against march against fight like cat and dog conduct a war carry on hostilities

Verb

To attain or achieve
find achieve attain acquire get gain obtain understand have know realise realize win feel land reach wangle bag earn hit secure sense come by come to have get hold of get one's hands on get one's mitts on lay hold of be one's lot fall to the lot get a hold of meet with fulfil complete effect perform fulfill accomplish effectuate perpetrate consummate finish execute do engineer discharge prosecute negotiate commit carry out compass score make it pull off carry off carry through bring about take care of bring off put through do the trick follow through with bring to fruition get there implement enact administer enforce apply stage render cut swing present hack do the job put into effect come through do to a T administrate sail through put on act out play out polish off take care of business transact acquit oneself of put into practice put over deal with earn wings make happen produce manage conclude clinch seize grasp honour strike honor conquer conduct live up to wrest do justice to fix keep faith with nail it fulfill one's potential wrap up rack up sew up put the tin lid on make hay follow through on get done notch up perfect chalk up deliver on put it over arrive at make good on do one proud net latch onto clock up do a bang-up job succeed in be true to pull something off bring to completion make procure satisfy get someplace snag reap draw garner capture carry knock down bring in pull down access pick up hook establish buy take derive gather purchase cop get your hands on get at scrape together cinch come across come upon luck into happen upon take possession of fall upon stumble upon encounter guarantee assure guaranty ice ensure insure make sure make sure of win possession of give security get possession of lock up grab fetch glean annex reify walk off with walk away with nab receive retrieve collect be given pocket hoard save annexe schlenter corral salvage occupy blag recover inherit make use of beg borrow or steal lay up drum up come into possession of scrape up gobble up speak to call contact write to gain access ascertain arrive justify merit deserve warrant be deserving of hustle turn pull wrangle profit sock have a right to bring home the groceries scare up eke out make fast buck bring home pay one's dues be entitled to be worthy of be gainfully employed be in line for clean up make it big bring home the bacon

Verb

To meet the expectations, needs, or desires of (someone)
satisfy satiate gratify sate fulfil fulfill quench indulge content fill please humour humor serve slake feed gladden suit cheer comfort delight oblige pleasure accommodate amuse elate enliven enthral enthrall exhilarate feast flatter gas glad satisfice surfeit warm cloy refresh animate captivate capture entertain rejoice sell cater to pander to agree with provide for make content tickle pink buck up give pleasure to make happy brighten up fill the bill make merry make someone feel good do the trick give a buzz give someone a kick hit the spot appease glut gorge pamper spoil coddle overindulge regale thrill baby stuff divert tickle favor favour give in to cosset charm mollycoddle enchant comply with yield to treat cheer up delectate enrapture overfill sicken bow to fascinate dandle nurse go along with feather-bed assuage excite dote on make a fuss of nauseate pet overfeed cater bewitch fill up titillate cocker jade benefit abet beguile appeal to wet-nurse spoon-feed overparent pacify wait on hand and foot wrap in cotton wool mollify placate soothe cram help weary hearten uplift entrance arride saturate pander sustain suffice enamor allure attract honour reward honor facilitate pall absorb fawn on cuddle foster solace disport cherish give way to caress nanny get one's kicks turn on cater for pique warm the cockles of the heart buoy up bring joy to give a lift give someone pleasure go over big do a kindness spoil rotten grab knock dead show consideration put oneself out for do someone's heart good take care of make much of do right by smile upon treat well show beneficence bloat relieve silence quieten still brighten disgust adapt to outfit reconcile revitalize overprotect revitalise recompense requite be a slave to fuss over wrap up in cotton wool minister to give pleasure overeat eat nursemaid warm the cockles of someone's heart make a hit do one proud cater to someone's every whim kill with kindness be soft on make a fuss over overjoy tailer oneself to wow fondle ravish send be too much stall stodge groove yield bowl over please greatly cater to your every whim spare the rod tickle to death be the ticket make a hit with someone be agreeable to interest fracture laugh it up treat to have a get-together party toss a party give a party nurture fully satisfy give in occupy mesmerize intrigue overdose distract go along make somebody's day make someone content make someone glad make someone pleased convulse scratch prickle brush pat kittle irritate itch vellicate tingle touch transfix magnetize hook grip infatuate tantalize spellbind involve engross engage make somebody laugh preoccupy recreate immerse hypnotize dazzle lure win over carry away seduce feed to gills assist aid ecstasize slay inspire hold the attention of relax crack up stimulate inspirit take put under a spell tantalise hypnotise tickle someone's fancy magnetise mesmerise wile support nourish convenience supply victual cooperate with allow for meet the needs of meet the wants of do someone a favour be of service to lend a helping hand to lend a hand to do a good turn to give a leg up to find ways to help submit to bend over backwards for do someone a service fit in with defer to do someone a good turn provision board fatten prepare food for cook for make a meal for provide food for stock dish out provide with food give food to

Verb

To interact with or engage in communication
communicate talk interact speak chat connect converse interface liaise commune confer correspond discourse interconnect network visit confabulate contact have dealings intercommunicate link make contact meet up acquaint keep in touch powwow reach out reply be in communication be in touch buzz e-mail phone telephone text touch base write be in contact chew the fat chew the rag commune with establish contact get in contact have a chat have a confab have a conversation have a discussion ring up associate with be near drop a line drop a note give a call give a ring have a chinwag hear from shoot the breeze shoot the bull be close to get on the horn deal engage get in touch engage in communication keep in contact mediate discuss call keep up with negotiate brainstorm parley stay in touch with epistolize exchange letters send letter send word write letters to have a talk korero drop a kite engage in conversation have a word approach speak to bridge coordinate get together with act as a go-between gossip natter chinwag correspond with message send a letter to write a letter have as a pen pal get in touch with drop a line to make conversation ponder reflect contemplate feel muse put heads together rack brains exchange views discuss matters share ideas email link up collaborate intermediate cooperate send a message send a note send a letter confide in be in touch with conjoin interchange rally hook up work together pen fax scribble exchange information keep contact write to palaver have pen pal yak dialog put pen to paper rap jaw discuss things exchange deliberate collogue relate groupthink consult interview vent debate huddle confide have negotiations canvass dialogue argue hold discussions reason kibbitz chin-wag schmooze consult each other speak to each other shmooze kibitz hold discussion compare notes thrash out join in conversation have a meet have a tête-à-tête go into a huddle carry on conversation

Verb

To succeed in reaching or equaling (a standard or quality)
match equal reach approach emulate parallel achieve rival approximate equalise equalize touch be equal to amount to be a match for be equal with be the equal of compare with compete with correspond to equate with keep pace with keep up with tally with vie with add up to be commensurate with be equivalent to be identical to be tantamount to come to come up to contend with coordinate with equate to square with tot up to agree with be on a par with be the same as hold a candle to live up to measure up to tie with be in the same category as be in the same league as rise up to be as good as be as great as satisfy resemble be comparable with bear comparison with be similar to rank with fulfill fill the bill fulfil track align with level match up with balance make oppose suit challenge fit equiponderate copy equipoise tally rivalize partake near correspond tie contest amount dovetail with be comparable to run abreast be even with make even break even with answer imitate conform go after scramble for go for rise to come near to be on a level with jockey for position be level with be like check with cohere with chord with jibe with accord with comport with sort with go with be consistent with harmonize with rime with correspond with fit the pattern coincide with marry with rhyme with be consonant with correlate to seek to displace extend stand comparison with come near admit of comparison with arrive get near compare be in the same class as correlate relate link come close to equate compete assimilate match up to approximate to distinguish between bear comparison show correspondence put alongside measure up stand the test stand the pace better beat square get close to agree accord measure up with measure up against coincide harmonize dovetail be on an equal footing with rime check correlate with go consist comport cohere complement sort rhyme jibe chord quadrate concur with analogize sum total be related relate to harmonise be congruous with reciprocate conform to be compatible with evaluate associate tie in with be in harmony with be in agreement with be in tune with be consistent bracket juxtapose partake of lip sync match up allegorize bracket together liken grow number show the resemblance between show the similarity between make connections between make an analogy between draw an analogy between think of together draw parallel identify with set beside make an analogy of notice similarities draw a parallel between regard as similar make like become effect aggregate set side by side develop into mention in the same breath standardise vie connect nudge standardize be not a million miles from equal roughly be not unlike be not dissimilar to stack up with bring near be nearly as good as

Verb

Hit half-heartedly

Verb

(of a job or task) To agree to take responsibility of
accept assume bear shoulder take on take up tackle undertake handle manage take responsibility for approach attack attempt begin be responsible for commence commit to embark on embrace enter on enter upon face start take on oneself take over address oneself to agree to avow concentrate on deal with engage in fall into go about go for set about with become involved in devote oneself to get cracking on get down to get to grips with go in for have a crack at have a go at have a shot at have a stab at launch into make a run at participate in set about take part in take upon oneself turn one's hand to venture on give something a whirl try perform do execute implement endeavour to do endeavor to do carry out commit yourself to commit oneself to follow through with set out with set in motion put in motion focus on confront get stuck into attend to see to apply oneself to cope with get weaving on address grapple with buckle down to contend with take care of engage dive into apply yourself to field negotiate turn to set to work on try to deal with settle down to start in on get to work on wade into set to get started on try to sort out throw oneself into devote yourself to go to work on essay treat occupy yourself with come to grips with direct one's attention to knuckle down to take forward wade in take in hand plunge into plug away at go at pitch into tear into endeavour begin to tackle turn one's attention to settle contract initiate hazard endeavor challenge fight take upon yourself answer for have a hand in go into venture into commit yourself commit oneself try out address oneself have a try at take the plunge volunteer oneself to move into contest pursue contend turn your hand to try to cope with take a shot at start on apply oneself take measures about have a go set one's hand to take the bit between your teeth hammer away at try on for size give a whirl get to work at peg away at busy oneself with go for it embark upon square off bang away at step up to the plate try to solve sink your teeth into work on start the ball rolling give a try look after grapple cover maneuver manoeuvre manipulate discuss swing play hack bespeak work pontificate on speak on give a sermon on deliver a sermon on drone on about take aim at preach to give a dissertation on speechify to give a speech on give a lecture on give a discourse on give an oration on speak to sermonize on make a speech on talk to talk about give an address on preachify to hammer away peg away adopt turn have at dig attend concentrate focus

Verb

To settle or come to terms on a particular arrangement
agree settle decide accept arrange compromise contract accede acquiesce arrive at confirm decide on determine negotiate establish bargain covenant end set hammer out shake hands thrash out work out make a deal reach terms strike a bargain come to terms about reach an agreement complete clinch seal conclude accomplish finalize fix bring about close agree on finish finalise shake hands on set the seal on resolve broker achieve secure choose figure name tie up pull off bring off sew up reach terms on wrap up come to terms on guarantee reach construct erect excogitate make produce form build transact perfect consummate polish hash out set up sort out fight through designate bring to a conclusion cinch nail appoint polish off wind up put the icing on the cake put the finishing touches to firm up complete the arrangements for select pick assign nail down come to a conclusion come to a decision about make a decision come to a decision call the shots come to an agreement effect engineer rule concert opt swing settle on carry out settle upon button up specify prescribe ordain schedule stipulate allot decree resolve on come to terms allocate impose decide upon instruct lay down agree upon fix up fix on dictate define attain limit agree to rule on gain strike prearrange hit ratify sanction fix upon arbitrate take a decision on judge adjudicate authorize square up adjudge figure out square off deem pin down authorise call the shots on work set a date for put together sign come to solve arrive endorse draw up

Verb

To discuss, converse, or exchange viewpoints on a particular matter
powwow confer confab parley advise confabulate consult counsel discuss talk treat palaver huddle get together go into a huddle deliberate speak have discussions negotiate converse debate argue exchange views have a talk chew the fat have a confab communicate collogue brainstorm groupthink flap parlay commune chat check talk things over talk over toss ideas around kick ideas around put heads together hold talks discuss terms speak to each other jaw chaffer chatter chitchat consult with each other rap discuss things discourse have talks bargain deal convene breeze blitz gab have negotiations have a chat give meeting chew the rag get heads together pick one's brain bicker reason moot kick about have at it talk game bat back and forth bat about toss around hash over lock horns hash out bandy words bump heads wrangle over bat around kick around thrash out cross swords ask interrogate question consider review access cogitate examine see regard interview turn to refer refer to talk turkey pick someone's brains sound out look up seek advice talk to take a meeting put their heads together take counsel pick one's brains compare notes take account of be closeted with seek opinion of ask advice of interface be in contact contact intercommunicate yak dialog exchange relate vent confide interact canvass network dialogue hold discussions kibbitz chin-wag schmooze consult each other shmooze kibitz korero shoot the breeze touch base reach out hold discussion join in conversation engage in conversation have a meet have a word have a tête-à-tête keep in touch have a discussion carry on conversation ponder reflect confide in contemplate mediate be in touch connect feel muse be in touch with

Verb

(close around or over) To come into contact with (something) so as to encircle and hold it

Noun

An organized event at which a number of competitions are held
tournament competition contest event match game bout conclave convention encounter engagement fight gathering tourney convocation meeting rally conflict congress hunt matchup muster quiz sports event athletic event sweep-stake sweepstakes clash fixture duel race battle trial struggle head-to-head combat sport heat gala ball game tug-of-war test championship confrontation dogfight war games warfare competitive event face-off joust tie boat race competition regatta skirmish set-to contention scuffle scrimmage grapple derby round rivalry cup sporting competition series sports challenge concours final tussle fracas attack collision prizefight split strife playdown boxing match tilt play-off cup tie test match sporting event knockout lists dustup playoffs matches clashes duels bat go battle royal run-in cup final sports meeting matchups contests discussion testing trying proving rencounter pageant trials competitive fight league playoff stakes drive counteraction candidacy pairing off one-upmanship do or die one-upping horse race one on one friendly mill sprint chase local derby dash relay scurry pursuit run marathon rush time trial course relay race time-trial steeplechase running scrap affray fray tiebreaker semifinal fighting hostilities hostility hassle shootout leg feud bloodshed scrum wrangle discord boilover action brush quarterfinal emulation tie-break cricket match international rugby match armed conflict replay rematch fisticuffs showdown melee brawl vying siege blitz decider conflagration biffo dust-up debate shindy dissension controversy striving rumble dispute beef static wrangling altercation prize fight shoot-out armed struggle battle royale final round argument last four semi puzzle performance final eight last eight offensive opposition antagonism competitiveness tangle crisis shock row round-robin heptathlon set pentathlon decathlon athletics ultramarathon biathlon sudden death triathlon warring incident turf war onslaught onset assault quarter-final semi-final feuding enmity counterinsurgency blows arms strategy shindig afters vendetta hot war field flap jealousy friction high noon mano-a-mano single combat duello campaign mix-up passage of arms brush-off cyberwar cold war military action monomachy keeping up with the Joneses military operation armed confrontation armed clash gunfight fencing field meeting judicial duel affair of honor sword fight meeting for satisfaction of honour affair of honour scene difference disaccord dissent squabble disunity gainstriving belligerency flak dissidence gainstrife quarrel bone to pick bone of contention Cup final championship fight final match grand final title fight last leg Super Bowl knockout round final game slugfest haymaker pugilism prizefighting riot rumpus free-for-all disturbance sparring match fight game fistic sport broil rammy roughhouse punch-up swedge bust-up scrabble throes stoush scrape brannigan bagarre rough and tumble square go difficulty ruckus fuss to-do exchange of blows physical encounter

Noun

A mass meeting of people making a political protest or showing support for a cause
rally assembly gathering meeting congregation conference congress convocation convention assemblage muster hui caucus session demonstration tweetup demo parade march celebration get-together mass meeting pow-wow protest march celebratory meeting pep rally conclave council powwow forum huddle synod confab summit date rendezvous engagement appointment turnout ingathering tryst symposium runanga company assignation body audience affair reunion crowd group mass flock throng multitude collection parley mob consultation interview bunch sit-in concourse diet seminar gang pack swarm union horde herd hearing band cabinet arrangement cluster association crew foregathering faction conventicle aggregation coming together coffee klatch encounter discussion colloquium commitment tete-a-tete assembled group clambake call chapter blind date errand invitation gig accumulation bevy host consistory bevvy worshipers disciples public commission sitting secret meeting forgathering period term plenary talk con sederunt confrontation showdown council of delegates get together council of representatives show delegation conflict private meeting buzz session summit meeting council of war cattle call board meeting business meeting one night stand double date matinee heavy date one on one reception parliament ministry exchange fixture chamber dialogue house zero hour prior arrangement consideration hearership audition question and answer session scheduled time conversation slot dialog executive government panel governing body administration senate legislature corporation civic authority local government municipal authority local authority ring brain trust outfit legislative body groupthink official family clan kitchen cabinet directorate roundup party crush jamboree function drove knot society community junction confluence intersection meetup convergence stockpile concentration social function roundtable colloquy debate round-robin panel discussion confabulation palaver class workshop committee posse round table practicum rap session discussion group army deliberation give-and-take counsel consult argument argy-bargy back-and-forth argumentation talks negotiation awayday federation clinic gabfest legion troupe troop gaggle stream placement chinwag organization townhall townhall forum korero linkage joining concursion rout deliberations negotiations ritual array representatives mobilization webinar delegates cooperation fellowship undivided attention one-on-one legislative assembly homecoming round-up moot the house the Hill folkmoot ecclesia people organisation roll call review clump wad slew number formation surge open discussion group discussion evening class head-to-head draft roll roster congeries call-up draught mobilisation interchange think-in ventilation conferring townhall meeting event nose count head count séance dazzling assemblage galaxy illustrious group brilliant gathering masterclass round robin rap gam chitchat flap chinfest talkfest gab fest lecture tutorial quality time set league circle team camp squad unit platoon club brigade coterie ensemble clique order study group shower ruck retinue theater company ballet theater group concert party touring company crowd of people

Noun

A gathering of a social nature
event function social affair formal gathering juncture party prom celebration fund-raiser gala reception shindig shindy bash ceremony do fete fête jolly soiree soirée ball binge blast blowout dance icebreaker jamboree powwow carnival circus feast festival fiesta get-together meet and greet reunion social gathering cocktail party holiday thrash festivity beano beanfeast bunfight rave-up knees-up social event social occasion occasion rave merrymaking carousal revelry levee entertainment shebang simcha jollo shivoo jol lig ding-dong fest hooley wingding revel dinner rage social function carouse frolic meeting jubilee gala day jollification whoopee at-home spree banquet barbecue bee carousing fun tea amusement festive occasion junket jump-up ceilidh hoedown disco shower tertulia corroboree luau bashment cookout bake bop hop red-letter day crack fair ding kegger squeeze rort squash beer-up after-party conviviality hoopla saturnalia saint's day mela celebrations holy day luncheon riot coming-out splurge cocktails diversion -fest movable feast coffee klatch drinks party happening turning point experience tweetup junketing hullabaloo congregation social meeting formal party afterparty orgy evening party dinner party evening supper buffet matinee bacchanal vacation special day anniversary day to remember wrap party assembly social affair Mardi Gras wedding reception celebratory party homecoming feast day festivities religious festival merriment gaiety treat pageant pleasure feasting eisteddfod frolics reveling gayety revels revelling mirth rejoicing jollity science festival field day festival of music and drama arts festival centenary musical festival festival of music competition birthday joyfulness joviality festive event sport revelment good cheer happiness enjoyment fun and games clambake levity festive proceedings joy wing-ding wassail commemoration bender toot bust parade 300th year tear spectacle debauch romp garden party gratification 300th anniversary tercentenary exposition blow-out extravaganza carousel drunk recreation rampage outing jag procession fundraiser kermis show display cavalcade lark skylarking gambol rollick frisk ploy fling idyll idyl charity event wild party exhibition indulgence high jinks centennial bacchanalia self-indulgence distraction divertissement rally conference convention bazaar dissipation klatch block party noisy celebration funfair singsong sing-along barn dance booze-up skite festiveness nosh-up tuck-in scoff concert stag roast to-do silver jubilee diamond jubilee golden jubilee charity show debauchery moveable feast special occasion bacchanals pig out slap-up meal ratha yatra march tattoo caper merry-go-round rip high time spending expedition surprise excursion heyday masquerade ragbag carny rout satisfaction bank holiday street fair grind show side show outdoor celebration amusement park street party exhibit expo public holiday R & R refreshment yearday bicentenary bicentennial recurrence yeartide remembrance liberty layoff festival day carnival day demonstration presentation showing gamble larks name day demo national holiday long weekend day of observance Bank Holiday legal holiday personal day gone fishing good time tableau trade fair yearly observance wedding anniversary observance trade event few days off day of rest night on the town bit of fun unrestrained behavior bit of amusement night on the razzle Pancake Tuesday Shrove Tuesday play Pancake Day all-nighter scene raree-show representation spectacular ritual motorcade charade make-believe pomp tableau vivant

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The act or process of indemnifying, preserving, or securing against loss, damage, or penalty
setoff compensation advantage allowance amends atonement benefit bonus bread consideration counterclaim coverage damages defrayal deserts earnings fee gain honorarium indemnification indemnity offset pay payment payoff premium profit quittance reciprocity reckoning recompense recoupment redress reimbursement remittal remittance remuneration reparation repayment reprisal requital restitution reward salary salt satisfaction scale settlement shake stipend take take-home wage reprisals emolument return meed hire income proceeds paycheck packet retribution wages pay envelope revenue retaliation payback commission solatium dues guerdon fees emoluments returns cut percentage share handout profits portion takings take-home pay piece of the action grant vengeance price charge propitiation redemption subsidy award expiation scholarship gratuity refund reciprocation revenge disbursement rate yield pension tip squaring things interest perquisite quid pro quo gross pay pickings rake-off lucre dividend sum net pay whack defrayment just deserts slice slice of the cake expense penance remitment reinstatement rebate apology endowment donation allocation benefaction fellowship making good retainer net gross accrual benefits gate accruement restoration salvo surplus divvy rewards handouts perk baksheesh commish something to sweeten pot poetic justice expenses extra justice pittance bacon hand-outs stipendium something returned plus remedy rectification taste prize check dispensation appropriation coupon allotment one's share carrot alimony advance pay-off annuity down support cash