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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theymeet up
he/she/itmeets up
present participlemeeting up
past tensemet up
past participlemet up
  1. 1
    to come together with someone, either unexpectedly or as planned

    We usually meet up for a quick sandwich in the morning.

    meet up with:

    I met up with him as I left the building.

  2. 2
    if roads, streets, etc. meet up, they join or cross each other

    The streets meet up at the next intersection.

    meet up with:

    The track meets up with the main road ahead.

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