1 a: to meet as an adversary or enemy
b: to engage in conflict with
2: to come upon face-to-face
3: to come upon or experience especially unexpectedly
As a noun:
1: a meeting between hostile factions or persons: a sudden often violent clash, an encounter between the police and demonstrators
2 a: a chance meeting, an accidental encounter
b: a particular kind of meeting or experience with another persona romantic encounter
3: a coming into the vicinity of a celestial body, the Martian encounter of a spacecraft
Try writing a sentence using the word and I will check it.
Here is definition of encounter.
- a meeting between hostile factions or persons :
- a sudden often violent clash an encounter between the police and demonstrators.
- a chance meeting an accidental encounter.