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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. encounter: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. encounter, encounter: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. encounter: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. encounter: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. encounter: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. encounter, encounter: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Encounter, encounter: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. encounter: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. encounter: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. encounter: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. encounter: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. encounter: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Encounter, encounter: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. encounter: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. encounter: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. encounter: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Encounter (Flora Purim album), Encounter (Indian TV series), Encounter (Michael Stearns album), Encounter (South Korean TV series), Encounter (game), Encounter (magazine), Encounter (psychology), Encounter (video game), Encounter, Encounter, The Encounter (Animorphs), The Encounter (TV series), The Encounter (Twilight Zone), The Encounter (US TV series), The Encounter (novel), The Encounter (short story), The Encounter: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Encounter: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. encounter: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. encounter: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. encounter: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. encounter: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. encounter: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. encounter: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. encounter: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. encounter: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. encounter: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. encounter: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. encounter: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. encounter: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. encounter: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. encounter: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ENCOUNTER: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Encounter: Extragalactic Astronomy [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (encounter)

noun:  a casual meeting with a person of thing
noun:  a hostile disagreement face-to-face
noun:  a casual or unexpected convergence ("There was a brief encounter in the hallway")
noun:  a minor short-term fight
verb:  be beset by
verb:  experience as a reaction
verb:  contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
verb:  come together
verb:  come upon, as if by accident; meet with

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