What does meeting mean?

Definitions for meeting
ˈmi tɪŋmeet·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word meeting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. meeting, group meeting(noun)

    a formally arranged gathering

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

  2. meeting, get together(noun)

    a small informal social gathering

    "there was an informal meeting in my living room"

  3. meeting, encounter(noun)

    a casual or unexpected convergence

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

  4. 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"

  5. 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"

  6. confluence, meeting(noun)

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. meeting(Noun)

    A gathering of people/parties for a purpose.

    We need to have a meeting about that soon.

  2. meeting(Noun)

    The people at such a gathering, as a collective.

    What has the meeting decided.

  3. meeting(Noun)

    An encounter between people, even accidental.

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

  4. meeting(Noun)

    A place or instance of junction or intersection.

    Earthquakes occur at the meeting of tectonic plates.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meeting

    of Meet

  2. Meeting(noun)

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

  3. Meeting(noun)

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

  4. Meeting(noun)

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

  5. Meeting(noun)

    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

How to pronounce meeting?

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How to say meeting in sign language?

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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. Sean Callow:

    This meeting includes the semi-annual outlook report, updating forecasts which will surely include an admission that it will take longer than previously thought for inflation to reach the 2 percent target.

  2. Marcela Carvajal:

    The Bathroom. i'm not so scared of the illness, but am about what will happen with certain traditions in future - like meeting up in person, like live shows.

  3. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius:

    The principle of these sanctions remains but the implementation will depend on results on the ground, we will see by Monday and see how the meeting in Minsk went.

  4. Henry Greenberg:

    In their statements to investigators, Henry Oknyansky and Michael Caputo had contradictory recollections about the meeting.

  5. Bill Nelson:

    I look forward to meeting with the president's nominee in the coming weeks to discuss his views on several important issues such as protecting women's rights, guaranteeing access to health care for those with pre-existing conditions and protecting the right to vote, just to name a few, i will make my decision after that.

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