meet with (someone or something)

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meet with (someone or something)

1. To spend time with someone, usually for a specific reason. I have to meet with Carrie before I can give you an answer to that question.
2. To elicit a particular response. Mom's announcement that we were having meatloaf for dinner was met with groans from the rest of us. The senator's proposal was met with skepticism on both sides of the aisle.
3. To experience something. I'm just warning you—if you embezzle money, you're going to meet with a bad end.
4. To come into contact with something. I think this piece is supposed to meet with that one. Here, take a look at the instructions.
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meet with someone

to have a meeting with someone. I will meet with all of them on Monday. When can I meet with you?
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meet with something

 
1. [for someone] to experience something, such as an accident. Poor Carlo met with a serious accident. Henry always feared meeting with a horrible fate.
2. [for someone or something] to strike or touch something. That board is supposed to meet perfectly with the surface of the wall. Her head met with the top of the car a number of times during the journey.
3. to encounter some kind of response. The proposal met with unexpected opposition. Her speech was met with universal approval.
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meet with

Encounter or experience, as in The housing bill met with their approval, or Drunk and homeless, he's bound to meet with a bad end. [Mid-1400s]
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meet with

v.
1. To come together with someone or something, especially in order to discuss or accomplish something: The president met with the staff to analyze the new budget.
2. To experience or undergo something: Strong statements often meet with harsh criticism. You can meet your obstacles with bitterness or with determination.
3. To be experienced by something or someone. Used passively: Visitors to the impoverished city are often met with many problems, such as high prices and crime.
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman met with US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan in Riyadh.
The minister met with US Secretary of State John Kerry and Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, Catherine Novelli, during which they discussed the US initiative that aims at bringing 1.
Malhas also met with US businessmen and investors and discussed with them investment privileges offered by Jordan to investors.
January 3, 1978: King Khaled Bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud met with US President Jimmy Carter during the latter's visit to Saudi Arabia in the capital, Riyadh.
February, 1985: King Fahad Bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud, during his first visit to the US since being proclaimed the Monarch of the Kingdom, met with US President Ronald Reagan at the White House.
November 21, 1985: King Fahad met with US President (senior) George Bush in the Kingdom.
January, 2008: King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz met with US President George W.
November 2008: King Abdullah met with US President George W.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Representatives of the Armenian-American community met with US State Department officials on Friday to ask that pressure be placed on Ankara to end its alleged support of rebels attacking the predominantly Armenian town of Kessab in Syria.
Prominent media writer Alaa Al Aswany was quoted by Al-Wafd news website as saying that the Mubarak-era prime minister met with US politicians in the Office of the US Chamber of Commerce in Cairo, during which he assured the US officials that "Mubarak is my role model and I will continue his path".
The King also met with US Vice-President Joe Biden and discussed with him Jordanian-US ties, means to further boost them, the latest developments in the Middle East and efforts to achieve peace, based on the two-state solution.
The King also met with US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew in Washington and discussed ways to boost cooperation between the two countries, especially in economic field.
He also met with US intellectuals and academic figures and presented them with his insights into the latest developments in the region, including the Middle East peace push and the war on terrorism.
12, 1947 during which he met with US President Dwight D.