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. Heidi Heitkamp:

    After meeting her and talking with former leaders in our intelligence community, I have concluded that Gina Haspel meets these standards. I am therefore planning to vote to confirm her as Director of CIA, but this was not an easy decision. Ms. Haspel's involvement in torture is deeply troubling, as my friend and colleague, John McCain, so eloquently reminded us. However, Acting Director Haspel explained to me that the agency should not have employed such tactics in the past and has assured me that it will not do so in the future.

  2. Bonnie Eisenman:

    If (I) show up to a tech meeting, I am usually asked where my boyfriend is, it's an environment where people just don't expect you to be there.

  3. Prince Andrew:

    I have no recollection of ever meeting this lady, none whatsoever, you don't remember meeting her ?

  4. Kathy Lien:

    While we are bullish dollars and believe that further gains are likely, there's just under two months to the next monetary policy meeting and the dollar is overbought.

  5. John Mayer:

    It’s just lot of chatter. We all talk to the same people. There are very few people actually meeting up.

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