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.

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. Sam Bullard:

    Given signs of slowing growth and little material progress on the trade war, a rebound in job growth would still leave the Fed on course to cut rates at the July meeting and we expect a 25 basis points cut.

  2. Outgoing President Prince Tunku Imran:

    The board met earlier this morning and decided to put this to the meeting, but also give the other members who would like to offer to host the Youth Games in 2017 a chance.

  3. Asa Hutchinson:

    I had the opportunity to serve in the Bush administration and on border security, so I know how tough it is. I know how difficult it is, some of the governors have actually sent our National Guard resources, you know, to the border to assist at state expense. So we'd welcome your comments as to how you're meeting this challenge and the plans for the future in that regard.

  4. Michal Baranowski:

    The meeting of NATO defense ministers in Brussels (this week) is a good moment to announce this move because it will be key for establishing the outlines of an agreement which may be reached at the Warsaw summit.

  5. Vander Plaats:

    To be clear, the meeting is not a fundraiser nor a political rally. It is NOT an endorsement of Donald Trump, nor do I plan to leave the meeting with an endorsement announcement, we'll talk with Mr. Trump about the people he intends to surround himself with, his criteria for Supreme Court nominations, his convictions on life, marriage, religious liberty, and more.

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