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.
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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References in classic literature ?
Oh, I ought to give you a sketch of the company you will meet with us," she went on.
We hope that your willingness to meet with us reflects Qualcomm's genuine intent to reach an agreement with respect to our February 5 proposal.
The Prime Minister will meet with US Senate committee chairmen.
PRESIDENT Nicos Anastasiades will meet with US Secretary of State John Kerry this Sunday in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, said a government source on Monday.
PNN Head Palestinian Peace Negotiator, Saeb Erekat, is expected to meet with US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday afternoon to discuss issues facing Middle East peace and continuing tensions.
They will meet with US Attorney-General Eric Holder, who is hosting the meeting, and US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
Netanyahu is to meet with US State Secretary Hillary Clinton, as well as
We were also taken to the bishop's house and people from the gathering would come and meet with us," he said.
When they contacted us about the transfer of ownership, they asked to meet with us,'' Novak said.
Winchell added, "Schneider's expansive fleet, role as an industry thought leader and more than 70-year history in transportation and logistics influenced the MOC's decision to meet with us -- it has been an honor to be a part of this benchmarking visit.
First that he came here to meet with us and, second, that he wants us to be part of the solution.
We appreciate Diputado CastaEo taking the time to meet with us," stated Barry Oliver, General Manager and Co-owner of Best Value Realty.
They have requested to meet with us,'' said Maureen O'Brien, deputy district attorney.
Brown continued, "We know that many shareholders have contacted the company and we want to encourage Longview Fibre's Board of Directors to hear their shareholders' requests and meet with us to discuss our proposal.
We attempted to meet with them before we went public with these results and they refused to meet with us.