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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WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia's Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman met with US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper in Washington on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD -- Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi met with US Special Representative for Afghanistan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi met with US Special Representative for Afghanistan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad on Thursday.
Former President and incumbent Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has today met with US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Alaina B.
Amman, March 14 (Petra) His Majesty King Abdullah II, Thursday, returned home after concluding a working visit to Washington, DC, where he met with US administration officials and Congress leaders and committees.
On the sidelines of the 55th Munich Security Conference, His Highness the Amir met with US officials and the Armenian president.
Yousuf bin Alawi met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a number of Foreign Affairs ministers participating in the Middle East Conference which is held from February 13 to February 14 in Warsaw."
Kim made the remarks after he recently met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Pyongyang to finalise the details for the summit and also ensuring the smooth release of the three American detainees.
Alice Wells met with US Embassy staff and multiple Pakistani officials earlier.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met with US high officials during his private visit to Washington earlier today, reported Waqt News.
Summary: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Tuesday, 2 September 2014), met with US Rep.
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.
-- 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.
Prominent media writer Alaa Al Aswany was in May 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".