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  • verbhappen upon
  • verbfight, attack

synonyms for encountered

  • bear
  • bump into
  • come across
  • come upon
  • confront
  • detect
  • experience
  • face
  • find
  • meet
  • run into
  • suffer
  • turn up
  • close
  • descry
  • espy
  • front
  • sustain
  • undergo
  • alight upon
  • chance upon
  • cross the path
  • fall in with
  • hit upon
  • meet up with
  • rub eyeballs
  • run across
  • run smack into
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antonyms for encountered

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  • avoid
  • dodge
  • lose
  • miss
  • pass by
  • refuse
  • evade
  • let go
  • retreat
  • run away
  • surrender
  • yield
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How to use encountered in a sentence

Any psychotherapist who has analyzed thousands of dreams by various patients would be bound by simple chance to note coincidences at some point between elements in dreams and common events in real life, such as encounters with insects.
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McDonald said he hopes that might help with an alarming widening of social groups and casual encounters, particularly among youths.
AT DINNER PARTIES AND GAME NIGHTS, CASUAL AMERICAN LIFE IS FUELING THE CORONAVIRUS SURGEKARIN BRULLIARDNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I had an encounter with an elderly lady who went to one of our distributions.
‘WHAT WE’VE SEEN SINCE COVID HAS BEEN A PRECIPITOUS INCREASE IN NEED,’ SAYS FEEDING AMERICA CEOKK OTTESENNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He postulates that psychedelic encounters with the seemingly divine feel so significant—so real—because the drugs also enhance the meaning people impose on experiences.
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Then there are the harrowing encounters with extreme weather, natural disasters, venomous animals, or, worse, the death of an expedition member, which can be difficult to manage emotionally, especially with a long way still to go on a grueling trip.
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Park had a serendipitous encounter with a supernova as a graduate student in the 1980s, while working on an experiment in a salt mine 600 meters under Lake Erie.
IN PRAISE OF SERENDIPITY — AND SCIENTIFIC OBSESSIONNANCY SHUTENOVEMBER 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Even when he was in great pain during a recent hospital visit, Drew found joy in a chance encounter with a former caregiver.
HE HAS A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY AND NEEDS A CARETAKER. THE STATE SUGGESTED DIAPERS INSTEAD.BY AMY SILVERMAN FOR ARIZONA DAILY STARNOVEMBER 6, 2020PROPUBLICA
New Horizons finally made the encounter in July of 2015, to the immense relief of scientists who had literally waited a substantial fraction of their lives between launch and arrival.
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She recognized him from a “previous encounter in April,” police said, and called authorities.
STAFFORD MAN CHARGED WITH FOLLOWING WOMEN IN THREE SEPARATE INCIDENTSDANA HEDGPETHOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It follows, then, that pandemic travel is adapting to minimize unplanned encounters as much as possible.
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WORDS RELATED TO ENCOUNTERED

  • borne
  • encountered
  • endured
  • experienced
  • felt
  • known
  • met with
  • shared
  • submitted to
  • supported
  • withstood
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