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Synonyms and Antonyms of encounter

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encounter

synonym (synonym of encounter)

hypernym (encounter IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a casual meeting with a person or thing (noun.act)
    the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication) (noun.act)
     
  • a casual or unexpected convergence (noun.event)
    the occurrence of two or more things coming together (noun.event)
     
  • a hostile disagreement face-to-face (noun.communication)
    the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing (noun.communication)
     
  • a minor short-term fight (noun.act)
    the act of fighting; any contest or struggle (noun.act)
     
  • be beset by (verb.stative)
    have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) (verb.stative)
     
  • experience as a reaction (verb.stative)
    undergo (verb.change)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF encounter relation)

  • a casual or unexpected convergence (noun.event)
    (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac (noun.event)
     
  • a minor short-term fight (noun.act)
    an awkward clash (noun.act)
     
  • come together (verb.motion)
    meet at a point (verb.motion)
     
  • contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle (verb.competition)
    oppose, as in hostility or a competition (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    repeat a game against the same opponent (verb.competition)
     

entail (entailment relations of encounter)

  • (verb.competition)
    compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others (verb.competition)
     

verb group (encounter is verb group of ....)

  • come together (verb.motion)
    collect in one place (verb.social)
     
  • contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle (verb.competition)
    participate in games or sport (verb.competition)
     

derivation (.... is derived from encounter)

  • a casual meeting with a person or thing (noun.act)
    come together (verb.motion)
     
  • a casual or unexpected convergence (noun.event)
    come upon, as if by accident; meet with (verb.possession)
     
  • a hostile disagreement face-to-face (noun.communication)
    be face to face with (verb.stative)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    of or relating to confrontation (adj.pert)
     
  • a minor short-term fight (noun.act)
    contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    engage in a skirmish (verb.competition)
     
  • come together (verb.motion)
    a casual meeting with a person or thing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a casual or unexpected convergence (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a formally arranged gathering (noun.group)
     
  • come upon, as if by accident; meet with (verb.possession)
    the act of discovering something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who is the first to observe something (noun.person)
     
  • contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle (verb.competition)
    the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a minor short-term fight (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.time)
    (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds (noun.time)
     
  • experience as a reaction (verb.stative)
    open to arguments, ideas, or change (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    ready or willing to receive favorably (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym entail verb group derivation brush clash meeting coming upon confrontation face-off connection connexion combat fight disagreement convergence contretemps alignment confront face replay cross compete contend vie play assemble foregather forgather come across meet play skirmish confront confrontational

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