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encountered, past tense; encountering, present participle; encountered, past participle; encounters, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Unexpectedly experience or be faced with (something difficult or hostile)
    • - we have encountered one small problem
  2. Meet unexpectedly and confront (an adversary)
    • - the soldiers encountered a large crowd of demonstrators
  3. Meet (someone) unexpectedly

  1. An unexpected or casual meeting with someone or something

  2. A confrontation or unpleasant struggle
    • - his close encounter with death

  1. brush: a minor short-term fight
  2. meet: come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
  3. find: come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"
  4. meeting: a casual or unexpected convergence; "he still remembers their meeting in Paris"; "there was a brief encounter in the hallway"
  5. a casual meeting with a person or thing
  6. run into: be beset by; "The project ran into numerous financial difficulties"
  7. Encounter is a Canadian talk show television series which aired on CBC Television in 1960.
  8. Encounter is an album by Michael Stearns, released in 1988.
  9. Encounter is a Christian conference event that takes place each year in Preston, Lancashire in the United Kingdom.
  10. Encounter is an alien shoot 'em up and flying game for the Commodore 64 and Atari 800 and associated joystick peripheral. The game was released in 1984 and published by Novagen. Your Commodore rated Encounter four out of five stars praising the game's length and difficulty.
  11. Encounter is an international network of active urban games.
  12. Encounter was a literary magazine, founded in 1953 by poet Stephen Spender and early neoconservative author Irving Kristol. The magazine ceased publication in 1991. Published in the United Kingdom, it was a largely Anglo-American intellectual and cultural journal.
  13. The term "encounter", in the context of existential-humanism (like existential therapy), has the specific meaning of an authentic, meeting between individuals.
  14. An Encounter is a short story by James Joyce. It is second in a collection of Joyce's short stories called Dubliners.
  15. "The Encounter" is an episode of the American television series The Twilight Zone. First broadcast May 1, 1964, its racial overtones caused it to be withheld from syndication in the US.
  16. An unplanned or unexpected meeting; A hostile meeting; a confrontation or skirmish; A sudden, often violent clash, as between combattants; To meet (someone) or find (something) unexpectedly; To confront (someone or something), notably face to face; To engage in conflict, as with an enemy
  17. A contact between an individual and the health care system for a health care service or set of services related to one or more medical conditions.
  18. Used in managed care to define a face-to-face meeting between a professional provider and a member during which health care services or supplies are provided but no claim is generated. Encounters are included in the capitation agreement with the provider.
  19. v.  meet or find oneself faced by (sth/sb unpleasant, dangerous, difficult, etc)
  20. A face-to-face contact between a patient and a provider who has primary responsibility for assessing and treating the patient at a given contact, exercising independent judgment.
  21. A patient event -- an episode of care. A single encounter is typically characterized as beginning with an Admit date and concluding with a Discharge date. ...
  22. the ship in which Captain Matthew Flinders charted the south coast of Terra Australis, as commissioned by Sir Joseph Banks.
  23. A self-contained event or series of events in which the PCs do (or have the opportunity to do) something of significance. Attending a royal ball would be an encounter, picking a lock would not. Linking together several encounters is the most basic way to build an adventure.
  24. It's a world you'll be glad you weren't born into, but one
  25. Similar to a “visit.” This term refers to each individual “encounter” or visit with a medical professional.