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To meet, or to introduce people

introduce

verb

to tell someone another person’s name when they meet for the first time

meet

verb

to come together in order to talk to someone who you have arranged to see

come across

to meet someone, or to find something by chance

see

verb

to meet someone who you know by accident

come on

to meet someone or find something by chance

bump into

to meet someone unexpectedly

present

verb

to introduce someone formally to someone else, especially to an important person

encounter

verb

to meet someone or to see something for the first time

meet up

to come together with someone, either unexpectedly or as planned

run across

to find something or to meet someone by chance

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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