Definition of encounter. Meaning of encounter. Synonyms of encounter
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Definition of encounter
Encounter En*coun"ter, v. i.
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 Waterloo.
I will encounter with Andronicus. --Shak.
Perception and judgment, employed in the investigation
of all truth, have in the first place to encounter with
EncounterEncounter En*coun"ter, n. [OF. encontre, fr. encontrer. See
Encounter, v. t.]
1. A meeting face to face; a running against; a sudden or
incidental meeting; an interview.
To shun the encounter of the vulgar crowd. --Pope.
2. A meeting, with hostile purpose; hence, a combat; a
battle; as, a bloody encounter.
As one for . . . fierce encounters fit. --Spenser.
To join their dark encounter in mid-air. --Milton
Syn: Contest; conflict; fight; combat; assault; rencounter;
attack; engagement; onset. See Contest. EncounterEncounter En*coun"ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Encountered; p.
pr. & vb. n. Encountering.] [OF. encontrer; pref. en- (L.
in) + contre against, L. contra. See Counter, adv.]
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
Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the
Stoics, encountered him. --Acts xvii.
I am most fortunate thus accidentally to encounter you.
Meaning of encounter from wikipedia
to: in music: encounter
(album), a 1988 album
stearns. encounter! , a 1968 album
- encounter! is an album
led by saxophonist pepper adams which
in 1968 and released
on the prestige
was a literary magazine
in 1953 by poet stephen spender
and early neoconservative author irving kristol
- an encounter
is a euphemism
used in south
asia , especially
, to describe extrajudicial killings
in which police
or armed forces
to the national survey
of sexual health
(nsshb), in 2010, men whose
most recent sexual encounter
was with a
- a random encounter
is a feature commonly
used in various
role-playing game s whereby encounters
with non-player character
- in ufology
, a close encounter
is an event
a person witnesses
an unidentified flying object
of encounters; more sub-types
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of south australia
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a band of former peacekeeper
prisoners, one of which
is a traitor.
of the existence
of these groups comes mostly
and sometimes violent encounters