Part of speech:
To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
A condition of opposition or conflict between two or more people or things:
To engage in or as if in battle.
A place appointed for a meeting, or at which persons customarily meet.
To face or oppose boldly, defiantly, or antagonistically
To approach and speak to; greet first, before being greeted, esp. in an intrusive way
(Med.) A person who may have caught a disease from an infected person
The act or an instance of confronting boldly, defiantly, or antagonistically
To brush is defined as to use a tool with bristles or to quickly sweep something with the hand.
(US) A honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment.
To come together:
To draw into; involve:
A fight or struggle, esp. a protracted one; war
To meet in conflict
Struggle is defined as to do something with difficulty.
A physical struggle; battle; combat
To gain, as the object of desire or effort.
To startle from quiet; to alarm.
(Archaic) To come before; meet; face
To begin working on (a task, problem, etc.) with vigor and determination
To bring to an end; terminate:
To engage in fighting; contend or struggle.
To discover or manage to perceive (something hidden or not easily noticed)
To dispute is defined as to question the truth of something or to fight for the lead.
To take part in a skirmish
To undergo or be subjected to (a negative experience or development):
To experience; endure; go through
Either an actual or a figurative face to face confrontation, especially a bitter one.
A quarrel or argument.
a casual meeting with a person or thing
Used with an infinitive to make polite requests:
The definition of a meeting is a gathering or coming together.
To contest a bout.
To put (a player) at a position in a sport or in a game:
A way of doing this; subterfuge
The process of receding from a position or of becoming smaller:
The definition of withdrawal is the act of taking something out, or stopping participation in an activity.
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.
To produce a return for effort or investment:
To refrain from (doing something):
To avoid complying with or fulfilling a requirement.
To visit, meet, or be in the company of:
To serve as a front for.
To be the person who gets (something sent or transmitted):
A facility; a knack:
To move up or down by a step.
Same as voidance .
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