Definitions for meetingˈmi tɪŋ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word meeting
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of coming together.
an assembly or conference of persons.
an assembly for religious worship, esp. by Quakers.
a place or point of contact:
the meeting of two roads.
Idioms for meeting:
meeting of minds,agreement; accord.
take a meeting,to hold or participate in a meeting.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Idiom
meeting, group meeting(noun)
a formally arranged gathering
"next year the meeting will be in Chicago"; "the meeting elected a chairperson"
meeting, get together(noun)
a small informal social gathering
"there was an informal meeting in my living room"
a casual or unexpected convergence
"he still remembers their meeting in Paris"; "there was a brief encounter in the hallway"
meeting, coming together(noun)
the social act of assembling for some common purpose
"his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"
merging, meeting, coming together(noun)
the act of joining together as one
"the merging of the two groups occurred quickly"; "there was no meeting of minds"
a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)
"Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
an occasion when two or more people come together to work or discuss sth
The meeting will take place in room 202.; I have a meeting with the principal tomorrow.; Mr Davis will not be able to attend the meeting.; They're holding an emergency meeting.
an occasion when two people see each other without planning to
their chance meeting in the street
A gathering of people/parties for a purpose.
We need to have a meeting about that soon.
The people at such a gathering, as a collective.
What has the meeting decided.
An encounter between people, even accidental.
They came together in a chance meeting on the way home from work.
A place or instance of junction or intersection.
Earthquakes occur at the meeting of tectonic plates.
a coming together; an assembling; as, the meeting of Congress
a junction, crossing, or union; as, the meeting of the roads or of two rivers
a congregation; a collection of people; a convention; as, a large meeting; an harmonius meeting
an assembly for worship; as, to attend meeting on Sunday; -- in England, applied distinctively and disparagingly to the worshiping assemblies of Dissenters
In a meeting, two or more people come together to discuss one or more topics, often in a formal setting.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'meeting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #629
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'meeting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #497
Rank popularity for the word 'meeting' in Nouns Frequency: #160
Translations for meeting
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an act of meeting
The meeting between my mother and my husband was not friendly.
- encontroPortuguese (BR)
- die BegegnungGerman
- møte, gjensynNorwegian
- ليده كاتهPashto
- 聚會，碰面Chinese (Trad.)
- ملاقات کا عملUrdu
- sự gặp nhauVietnamese
- 聚会Chinese (Simp.)
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