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 for To meet with
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Meet \Meet\, v. t.
     1. To come together by mutual approach; esp., to come in
        contact, or into proximity, by approach from opposite
        directions; to join; to come face to face; to come in
        close relationship; as, we met in the street; two lines
        meet so as to form an angle.
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              O, when meet now
              Such pairs in love and mutual honor joined !
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     2. To come together with hostile purpose; to have an
        encounter or conflict.
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              Weapons more violent, when next we meet,
              May serve to better us and worse our foes. --Milton.
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     3. To assemble together; to congregate; as, Congress meets on
        the first Monday of December.
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              They . . . appointed a day to meet together. --2.
                                                    Macc. xiv. 21.
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     4. To come together by mutual concessions; hence, to agree;
        to harmonize; to unite.
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     To meet with.
        (a) To light upon; to find; to come to; -- often with the
            sense of unexpectedness.
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                  We met with many things worthy of observation.
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        (b) To join; to unite in company. --Shak.
        (c) To suffer unexpectedly; as, to meet with a fall; to
            meet with a loss.
        (d) To encounter; to be subjected to.
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                  Prepare to meet with more than brutal fury
                  From the fierce prince.           --Rowe.
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        (e) To obviate. [Obs.] --Bacon.
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