Encounter synonyms

ĕn-koun'tər

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To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
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A condition of opposition or conflict between two or more people or things:
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To engage in or as if in battle.
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A place appointed for a meeting, or at which persons customarily meet.
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(Archaic) To befall; to happen to.
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To face or oppose boldly, defiantly, or antagonistically
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To approach and speak to; greet first, before being greeted, esp. in an intrusive way
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(Med.) A person who may have caught a disease from an infected person
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To come together:
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To consign or intrust to the care of another, as agent or factor.
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To draw into; involve:
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The act or an instance of confronting boldly, defiantly, or antagonistically
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To brush is defined as to use a tool with bristles or to quickly sweep something with the hand.
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(US) A honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment.
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A fight or struggle, esp. a protracted one; war
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(Military) A skirmish, a hostile encounter.
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To befall; to affect; to happen to.
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To meet in conflict
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To apply violent force to someone or something.
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(Law) To make a subject of litigation; to defend, as a suit; to dispute or resist, as a claim, by course of law; to controvert.
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Struggle is defined as to do something with difficulty.
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(Management) To act on a request etc, in order to put it into effect.
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come together
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To undergo or be subjected to (a negative experience or development):
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A physical struggle; battle; combat
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To gain, as the object of desire or effort.
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To startle from quiet; to alarm.
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(Archaic) To come before; meet; face
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To begin working on (a task, problem, etc.) with vigor and determination
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To bring to an end; terminate:
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To engage in fighting; contend or struggle.
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To discover or manage to perceive (something hidden or not easily noticed)
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To dispute is defined as to question the truth of something or to fight for the lead.
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To inspect narrowly; to examine and keep watch upon; to watch; to observe.
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To attempt to stop the progression of; to resist or antagonize by physical means, or by arguments, etc.; to contend against; to confront; to resist; to withstand.
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To take part in a skirmish
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To experience; endure; go through
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To flee by running
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(Idiomatic) To attempt to fight or compete.
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Either an actual or a figurative face to face confrontation, especially a bitter one.
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A quarrel or argument.
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a casual meeting with a person or thing
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To cross by running.
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To contest a bout.
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To put (a player) at a position in a sport or in a game:
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Used with an infinitive to make polite requests:
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The definition of a meeting is a gathering or coming together.
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A way of doing this; subterfuge
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The process of receding from a position or of becoming smaller:
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The definition of withdrawal is the act of taking something out, or stopping participation in an activity.
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Delivery into the possession of another, such as vacating of property by the tenant before the lease has terminated so that the landlord may consider termination to have occurred; the giving up of a claim or a right; yielding to the control or power of another; the return of an estate to the one who has a reversion so as to merge the estate into a larger one.
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The act by which something is shunned; avoidance.
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To produce a return for effort or investment:
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(Euphemistic, usually reflexively) To gain weight
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To refrain from (doing something):
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To avoid complying with or fulfilling a requirement.
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To reach a large figure.
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To find, usually by accident.
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To visit, meet, or be in the company of:
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To serve as a front for.
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The final battle between two nemeses, in which there can be but one victor
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To be the person who gets (something sent or transmitted):
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A facility; a knack:
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To move up or down by a step.
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Same as voidance .
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