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. Chrystia Freeland:

    We have been meeting with many leading Democrats to talk to them about the new NAFTA, we have a good, strong conversation happening.

  2. Thomas Mann:

    The meeting in the open of two dogs, strangers to each other, is one of the most painful, thrilling, and pregnant of all conceivable encounters; it is surrounded by an atmosphere of the last canniness, presided over by a constraint for which I have no precise name; they simply cannot pass each other, their mutual embarrassment is frightful to behold.

  3. Joseph Yun:

    Probably more than anyone else -- more than Donald Trump, more than Kim Jong Un -- there is more at stake for Moon Jae-in than either of them, and so he will be desperate to make sure that there is a meeting. And I would expect he will make his best pitch.

  4. Heather Nauert:

    These are certainly all modest proposals, the President had said going into this that we wouldn't solve all the world's problems in one meeting, in one conversation with the Russian government, but we think it's a pretty good place to start.

  5. Bong Young-shik:

    Theres always a certain level of risk in this kind of meeting, but its hard to say Trump will be dragged into a decision by Kim just because of what happened in Singapore.

Images & Illustrations of meeting

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