meet with
phrasal to be subjected to ; encounter <
the proposal met with opposition
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • meet with — (something) to experience something, esp. something unpleasant. The proposal for the new highway met with harsh criticism. Usage notes: often used of a negative reaction …   New idioms dictionary

  • meet with — index bear (tolerate), border (bound), contact (communicate), find (discover), incur …   Law dictionary

  • meet with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms meet with : present tense I/you/we/they meet with he/she/it meets with present participle meeting with past tense met with past participle met with 1) meet with someone to have a formal meeting with someone… …   English dictionary

  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • meet with — phr verb Meet with is used with these nouns as the object: ↑accident, ↑acclaim, ↑adversity, ↑approval, ↑criticism, ↑hostility, ↑kindness, ↑official, ↑opposition, ↑reaction, ↑realtor, ↑rebuff, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • meet with — {v.} 1. To meet (someone), usually by accident. * /In the woods he met with two strangers./ Syn.: COME UPON. 2. To meet together, usually by plan; join; have a meeting with. * /The two scouts met with the officers to talk about plans for the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • meet with — {v.} 1. To meet (someone), usually by accident. * /In the woods he met with two strangers./ Syn.: COME UPON. 2. To meet together, usually by plan; join; have a meeting with. * /The two scouts met with the officers to talk about plans for the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • meet\ with — v 1. To meet (someone), usually by accident. In the woods he met with two strangers. Syn.: come upon 2. To meet together, usually by plan; join; have a meeting with. The two scouts met with the officers to talk about plans for the march. 3. To… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • meet with — 1. Find, meet, light on, fall upon, fall in with, happen upon, come to. 2. Suffer, be subjected to, be exposed to, encounter. 3. Join, unite in company. 4. Obviate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • meet with — See meet …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • meet with — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. observe, experience, encounter; see find 1 , meet 4 …   English dictionary for students

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