meet with

meet with
phrasal
1. : to come upon : find
2. : to join in company with
3. : to be subjected to (fortune or vicissitude) : undergo, experience
4. obsolete : to encounter as an enemy : grapple or cope with : oppose

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meet with [phrasal verb]
1 meet with (someone) : to come together with (someone) to talk about something : to have a meeting with (someone)

We are meeting with the architect today to discuss the plans.

Can you meet with us later today?

2 meet with (something) : to have or experience (something)

The proposal has met with (some) opposition.

We met with many adventures on our trip.

He met with a warm reception [=he was warmly received/welcomed] when he arrived.

When she didn't arrive on time, we were worried that she might have met with an accident.

Her ideas met with their approval. [=they approved her ideas]

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Main Entry:meet

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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