meet with

meet with  {v.}
1. To meet (someone), usually by accident.
In the woods he met with two strangers.
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 experience (as unhappiness); suffer (as bad luck); have (as an accident or mishap).
The farmer met with misfortune; his crops were destroyed by a storm.
The traveler met with an accident on the road.
Categories: experience verb