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 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.

Wikipedia

  1. Meeting

    A meeting is when two or more people come together to discuss one or more topics, often in a formal or business setting, but meetings also occur in a variety of other environments. Meetings can be used as form of group decision making.

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

Anagrams for meeting »

  1. teeming

  2. tegmine

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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. Barack Obama:

    I just heard the news as I was coming out of the meeting here so it took me by surprise, and I took the time prior to this press conference to call John directly, john Boehner is a good man -- he is a patriot, he cares deeply about the House, an institution for which he has served for a long time, he cares about his constituency and he cares about America.

  2. Mark Warner:

    There should be no one-on-one meeting between this President and Mr. Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  3. Raul Castro:

    I promise that I will go to all of his Masses -- and with satisfaction. I left the meeting this morning impressed, very impressed by his knowledge, his wisdom, modesty, and by all the virtues that we know he has.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    This is obviously an historic meeting, it was time for us to try something new.

  5. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    It would be good if I could reach an agreement during my meeting with the president, but when President Barack Obama climb a mountain, the last step is always the hardest, ultimately, what needs to happen is for both countries to make a political decision.

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