how to pronounce met


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the above transcription of met is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

met is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of met in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… between 1959 and 1985 and met my …”

meanings of met


  1. Methionine, an essential nonpolar amino acid.
  2. The gene symbol for C-Met, a proto-oncogene in human biology.
  3. A Metropolitan Line train.
  4. Methylethyltryptamine, a hallucinogenic tryptamine.
  5. A player for the New York Mets.
  6. Muscle Energy Technique, a neuromuscular protocol used in osteopathy, physical therapy, and massage therapy.
  7. Modular Equipment Transporter, a two-wheeled handcart used on the Apollo 14 manned mission to the Moon.
  8. Mesenchymal-epithelial transition, the reverse of epithelial-mesenchymal transition.
  9. Metabolic Equivalent of Task, or simply metabolic equivalent, a measure of the intensity of aerobic exercise.
  10. Mission Elapsed Time.
  11. Motivational Enhancement Therapy, used in treatment of drug abuse and mental illness to help people in denial accept treatment.


  1. The current or historical Metropolitan Opera House or its opera company.
  2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
  3. The Metropolitan Police Service of London.
  4. The Metropolitan Railway.
  5. The London Underground Metropolitan Line.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of meet.
  2. To dream.
  3. Simple past tense and past participle of mete (to measure).

met frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word met occurs in english on average 137.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics met can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that met can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to met


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