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Encounter 1Definition: To come against face to face; to meet; to confront, either by chance,
suddenly, or deliberately; especially, to meet in opposition or with hostile intent; to engage in conflict with; to oppose; to struggle with; as, to encounter a friend in traveling; two
armies encounter each other; to encounter
obstacles or difficulties, to encounter strong evidence of a truth.
Encounter 2Definition: To meet face to face; to have a meeting; to meet,
esp. as enemies; to engage in combat; to fight; as, three
armies encountered at
Encounter 3Definition: A meeting face to face; a running against; a sudden or
incidental meeting; an interview.
Encounter 4Definition: A meeting, with hostile purpose; hence, a combat; a battle; as, a bloody encounter.
encounter 5Definition: a casual meeting with a person of thing
encounter 6Definition: a minor
encounter 7Definition: a hostile disagreement
encounter 8Definition: a casual or unexpected convergence; "he still
remembers their meeting in Paris"; "there was a brief encounter in the hallway"
encounter 9Definition: contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton
plays Yale this weekend";
"Charlie likes to play Mary"
encounter 10Definition: come together; "I''ll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you
encounter 11Definition: come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"
encounter 12Definition: be beset by; "The project ran into numerous financial difficulties"
encounter 13Definition: experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition"