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Synonyms for encounter

Synonyms for (noun) encounter

Synonyms: encounter, coming upon Definition: a casual meeting with a person or thing

Similar words: joining, connection, connexion Definition: the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication) Usage: the joining of hands around the table; there was a connection via the internet

Synonyms: brush, clash, encounter, skirmish Definition: a minor short-term fight

Similar words: scrap, combat, fight, fighting Definition: the act of fighting; any contest or struggle Usage: a fight broke out at the hockey game; there was fighting in the streets; the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

Synonyms: confrontation, showdown, encounter, face-off Definition: a hostile disagreement face-to-face

Similar words: disagreement Definition: the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing

Synonyms: meeting, encounter Definition: a casual or unexpected convergence Usage: he still remembers their meeting in Paris; there was a brief encounter in the hallway

Similar words: convergence Definition: the occurrence of two or more things coming together

Synonyms for (verb) encounter

Synonyms: encounter, run into Definition: be beset by Usage: The project ran into numerous financial difficulties

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: encounter, meet, receive Definition: experience as a reaction Usage: My proposal met with much opposition

Similar words: experience, have Definition: undergo Usage: The stocks had a fast run-up