Definition of Meeting

1. Noun. A formally arranged gathering. "The meeting elected a chairperson"

2. Noun. A small informal social gathering. "There was an informal meeting in my living room"

3. Noun. A casual or unexpected convergence. "There was a brief encounter in the hallway"
Exact synonyms: Encounter
Generic synonyms: Convergence
Specialized synonyms: Alignment, Conjunction
Derivative terms: Encounter, Meet

4. Noun. The social act of assembling for some common purpose. "His meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"
Exact synonyms: Coming Together
Generic synonyms: Assemblage, Assembly, Gathering
Specialized synonyms: Rendezvous, Session, Socialisation, Socialising, Socialization, Socializing, Visit, Visit, Visit
Derivative terms: Meet, Meet

5. Noun. The act of joining together as one. "There was no meeting of minds"
Exact synonyms: Coming Together, Merging
Generic synonyms: Convergence, Convergency, Converging
Specialized synonyms: Concourse, Confluence
Derivative terms: Merge

6. Noun. A place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers). "Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers"
Exact synonyms: Confluence
Generic synonyms: Geographic Point, Geographical Point
Category relationships: River
Derivative terms: Confluent

Definition of Meeting

1. n. A coming together; an assembling; as, the meeting of Congress.

Definition of Meeting

1. Verb. (present participle of meet) ¹

2. Noun. A gathering of people/parties for a purpose. ¹

3. Noun. The people at such a gathering, as a collective. ¹

4. Noun. An encounter between people, even accidental. ¹

5. Noun. A place or instance of junction or intersection. ¹

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Definition of Meeting

1. an assembly for a common purpose [n -S]

Medical Definition of Meeting

1. 1. A coming together; an assembling; as, the meeting of Congress. 2. A junction, crossing, or union; as, the meeting of the roads or of two rivers. 3. A congregation; a collection of people; a convention; as, a large meeting; an harmonius meeting. 4. An assembly for worship; as, to attend meeting on Sunday; in England, applied distinctively and disparagingly to the worshiping assemblies of Dissenters. Synonym: Conference, assembly, company, convention, congregation, junction, confluence, union. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meeting

meet up
meet up with
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meeting (current term)
meeting house
meeting of minds
meeting place
meeting report
meeting room
meeting rooms
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Literary usage of Meeting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin by National Electric Light Association (1911)
"Annual meeting, September, 1010. 54. Philadelphia company section : October, I'.tlo, ... Underwriters' National Electrical Association, Biennial meeting of ..."

2. Proceedings by Institution of Municipal Engineers, London, Incorporated Association of Municipal and County Engineers, Association of Municipal and Sanitary Engineers and Surveyors (1901)
"The Annual General meeting shall take place in June or July of every year, at such place ... A Special meeting may be convened at any time by the Council, ..."

3. Publications by Cambridge Historical Society (Mass.) (1907)
"The Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved. On behalf of the Council, HENRY HERBERT EDES submitted its Annual Report as follows: ANNUAL REPORT ..."

4. Bulletin by Illinois Association Opposed to the Extension of Suffrage to Women (1905)
"The fourteenth annual meeting of the Harvard Medical Alumni Association was held on June ... The meeting was called to order at 12 M., with the President, ..."

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