meet with

[meet with] {v.} 1. To meet (someone), usually by accident.

Inthe woods he met with two strangers.

Syn.: COME UPON. 2. To meettogether, usually by plan; join; have a meeting with.

The twoscouts met with the officers to talk about plans for the march.

3. Toexperience (as unhappiness); suffer (as bad luck); have (as anaccident or mishap).

The farmer met with misfortune; his crops weredestroyed by a storm.

The traveler met with an accident on theroad.