Definition for MEET

MEET, a. [Sax. gemet, with a prefix, from the root of metan, gemetan, to meet, to find, that is, to come to, to come together. So the equivalent word convenient, is from L. convenio.]

Fit; suitable; proper; qualified; convenient; adapted, as to a use or purpose. Ye shall pass over armed before your brethren, the children of Israel, all that are meet for the war. Deut. iii. It was meet that we should make merry. Luke xv. Bring forth fruits meet for repentance. Matth. iii.

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