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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. [1913 Webster] O, when meet now Such pairs in love and mutual honor joined ! --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To come together with hostile purpose; to have an encounter or conflict. [1913 Webster] Weapons more violent, when next we meet, May serve to better us and worse our foes. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To assemble together; to congregate; as, Congress meets on the first Monday of December. [1913 Webster] They . . . appointed a day to meet together. --2. Macc. xiv. 21. [1913 Webster] 4. To come together by mutual concessions; hence, to agree; to harmonize; to unite. [1913 Webster] To meet with. (a) To light upon; to find; to come to; -- often with the sense of unexpectedness. [1913 Webster] We met with many things worthy of observation. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] (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. [1913 Webster] Prepare to meet with more than brutal fury From the fierce prince. --Rowe. [1913 Webster] (e) To obviate. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]