What does MEETING mean?

Definitions for MEETING
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. meeting, group meetingnoun

    a formally arranged gathering

    "next year the meeting will be in Chicago"; "the meeting elected a chairperson"

  2. meeting, get togethernoun

    a small informal social gathering

    "there was an informal meeting in my living room"

  3. meeting, encounternoun

    a casual or unexpected convergence

    "he still remembers their meeting in Paris"; "there was a brief encounter in the hallway"

  4. meeting, coming togethernoun

    the social act of assembling for some common purpose

    "his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"

  5. merging, meeting, coming togethernoun

    the act of joining together as one

    "the merging of the two groups occurred quickly"; "there was no meeting of minds"

  6. confluence, meetingnoun

    a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)

    "Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers"

Wiktionary

  1. meetingnoun

    A gathering of people/parties for a purpose.

    We need to have a meeting about that soon.

  2. meetingnoun

    The people at such a gathering, as a collective.

    What has the meeting decided.

  3. meetingnoun

    An encounter between people, even accidental.

    They came together in a chance meeting on the way home from work.

  4. meetingnoun

    A place or instance of junction or intersection.

    Earthquakes occur at the meeting of tectonic plates.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Meetingnoun

    Etymology: from meet.

    If the fathers and husbands of those, whose relief this your meeting intends, were of the houshold of faith, then their relicts and children ought not to be strangers to the good that is done in it, if they want it. Thomas Sprat, Sermons.

    Since the ladies have been left out of all meetings except parties at play, our conversation hath degenerated. Jonathan Swift.

    Let’s be revenged on him; let’s appoint him a meeting, and lead him on with a fine baited delay. William Shakespeare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meeting

    of Meet

  2. Meetingnoun

    a coming together; an assembling; as, the meeting of Congress

  3. Meetingnoun

    a junction, crossing, or union; as, the meeting of the roads or of two rivers

  4. Meetingnoun

    a congregation; a collection of people; a convention; as, a large meeting; an harmonius meeting

  5. Meetingnoun

    an assembly for worship; as, to attend meeting on Sunday; -- in England, applied distinctively and disparagingly to the worshiping assemblies of Dissenters

Freebase

  1. Meeting

    In a meeting, two or more people come together to discuss one or more topics, often in a formal setting.

Editors Contribution

  1. meeting

    A gathering of people for a specific purpose.

    There was a community meeting every week where they all loved to have fun and arrange things.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MEETING' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #629

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MEETING' in Written Corpus Frequency: #497

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MEETING' in Nouns Frequency: #160

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of MEETING in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of MEETING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of MEETING in a Sentence

  1. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov:

    We decided it was necessary to do it this way, during the Cabinet meeting, as inoculation, as a preventative measure against corrupt officials, of whom we unfortunately have many.

  2. Elizabeth Warren:

    I'm looking forward to meeting General Austin, general Austin's a man with a very distinguished career, and I'm looking forward to having a chance to talk to General Austin.

  3. Mikhail Sokolov:

    I was called in for a meeting with the head of the military enlistment office where I was met by an FSB officer. The officer said they had been following me for some time and gave me a choice : agree to cooperate or go to prison for two years.

  4. Vagit Alekperov:

    I hope that minister Novak will gather us before the meeting ... the oil price at $80 is already high.

  5. Nick Clegg:

    I totally rule out any arrangements with the SNP — in the same way I rule out any arrangements with UKIP — because there is no meeting point for me with one party that basically wants to pull our country to bits and another party that wants us to pull out of the EU, i would never recommend to the Liberal Democrats that we help establish a government which is basically on a life support system, where Alex Salmond could pull the plug any time he wants.

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