What's the difference between meet up, meet and hook up as a synonym of meet up?
The Free Dictionary has the following definitions:
- to meet up: to see and talk to someone familiar or someone you do not know: "Let's meet up for drinks after work."
- to hook up: to meet someone and spend time together: "I was traveling alone, but then I hooked up with another woman about my age."
These definitions are really similar. What is the subtle difference between these three words?