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meet·ing

 (mē′tĭng)
n.
1. The act or process or an instance of coming together; an encounter.
2. An assembly or gathering of people, as for a business, social, or religious purpose.
Idiom:
meeting of the minds
Agreement; concord.

meeting

(ˈmiːtɪŋ)
n
1. an act of coming together; encounter
2. an assembly or gathering
3. a conjunction or union
4. (General Sporting Terms) a sporting competition, as of athletes, or of horse racing

meet•ing

(ˈmi tɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of coming together.
2. an assembly or conference of persons.
3. an assembly for religious worship, esp. by Quakers.
4. a place or point of contact: the meeting of two roads.
Idioms:
1. meeting of minds, agreement; accord.
2. take a meeting, to hold or participate in a meeting.

Meeting

 a public gathering, 1513; a race meeting, 1764; an assembly for worship, 1593.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meeting - a formally arranged gatheringmeeting - a formally arranged gathering; "next year the meeting will be in Chicago"; "the meeting elected a chairperson"
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
board meeting, committee meeting - a meeting for administrative purposes
camp meeting - religious (usually evangelistic) meeting held in a large tent or outdoors and lasting several days
caucus - a closed political meeting
conclave - a confidential or secret meeting
conference - a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
congress - a meeting of elected or appointed representatives
convention - a large formal assembly; "political convention"
council - a meeting of people for consultation; "emergency council"
forum - a public meeting or assembly for open discussion
plenum - a meeting of a legislative body at which all members are present; "the plenum will vote on all tax increases"
psychotherapy group - a meeting of people for psychotherapeutic purposes
stockholders meeting - a meeting at which the management reports to the stockholders of a company
summit meeting, summit - a meeting of heads of governments
town meeting - a meeting of the inhabitants of a town
2.meeting - a small informal social gatheringmeeting - a small informal social gathering; "there was an informal meeting in my living room"
social affair, social gathering - a gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowship
conventicle - a secret unauthorized meeting for religious worship
appointment, engagement, date - a meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
visit - a meeting arranged by the visitor to see someone (such as a doctor or lawyer) for treatment or advice; "he scheduled a visit to the dentist"
lunch meeting, luncheon meeting - a meeting for lunch; usually to conduct business while eating
power breakfast - a meeting of influential people to conduct business while eating breakfast
seance, sitting, session - a meeting of spiritualists; "the seance was held in the medium's parlor"
3.meeting - a casual or unexpected convergencemeeting - a casual or unexpected convergence; "he still remembers their meeting in Paris"; "there was a brief encounter in the hallway"
convergence - the occurrence of two or more things coming together
alignment, conjunction - (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac
4.meeting - the social act of assembling for some common purpose; "his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"
gathering, assemblage, assembly - the social act of assembling; "they demanded the right of assembly"
rendezvous - a meeting planned at a certain time and place
session - a meeting devoted to a particular activity; "a filming session"; "a gossip session"
socialising, socializing, socialisation, socialization - the act of meeting for social purposes; "there was too much socialization with the enlisted men"
visit - the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity; "a visit to the dentist"
visit - the act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)
visit - the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time; "he dropped by for a visit"
5.meeting - the act of joining together as onemeeting - the act of joining together as one; "the merging of the two groups occurred quickly"; "there was no meeting of minds"
converging, convergency, convergence - the act of converging (coming closer)
concourse, confluence - a coming together of people
6.meeting - a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)meeting - a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers); "Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers"
geographic point, geographical point - a point on the surface of the Earth
river - a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek); "the river was navigable for 50 miles"

meeting

noun
1. conference, gathering, assembly, meet, congress, session, rally, convention, get-together (informal), reunion, congregation, hui (N.Z.), conclave, convocation, powwow He travels to London regularly for business meetings.
2. encounter, introduction, confrontation, engagement, rendezvous, tryst, assignation Thirty-seven years after our first meeting I was back in his studio.

meeting

noun
1. The act or fact of coming together:
2. A number of persons who have come or been gathered together:
Informal: get-together.
3. A formal assemblage of the members of a group:
Translations
إجْتِماعاجتماعاجْتِمَاعٌلِقاءمجلس
setkáníschůzeschůzka
mødeforsamling
tapaaminenyhtymäkohtakokouspalaveriristeyskohta
sastanakschůze
találkozás
incontromeetingreunion
rapattemu
fundur
会議ミーティング会合
만남회합
schôdza
sestaneksrečanje
möte
การประชุม
cuộc họp

meeting

[ˈmiːtɪŋ]
A. N
1. (= assembly, business meeting) → reunión f; [of legislative body] → sesión f; (= popular gathering) → mitin m, mitín m
to address a meetingtomar la palabra en una reunión
to call a meetingconvocar una reunión
I have a meeting at tentengo una reunión a las diez
the Council had a meeting on Thursdayel Consejo se reunió el jueves
to hold a meetingcelebrar una reunión
I'm afraid Jeremy's in a meetingahora mismo Jeremy está reunido or está en una reunión
to open a meetingabrir una sesión
2. (between 2 people, arranged) → cita f, compromiso m; (accidental) → encuentro m; (with politician, person in authority) → entrevista f, encuentro m
I liked him from our first meetingme gustó desde el día que le conocí or desde nuestro primer encuentro
to have a meeting the minister had a meeting with the ambassadorel ministro se entrevistó con el embajador
I had a meeting with the headmistress todayhoy he tenido una entrevista or reunión con la directora
a meeting of mindsun encuentro de inteligencias
3. (Athletics) → competición f (Horse racing) → jornada f; (between two teams) → encuentro m
4. [of rivers] → confluencia f
B. CPD meeting house N (gen) → centro m or sala f de reuniones (Rel) → templo m (de los cuáqueros)
meeting place N [of 2 people] → lugar m de cita; [of many] → lugar m de reunión or encuentro
this bar was their usual meeting placesolían citarse en este bar, acostumbraban reunirse en este bar
meeting point N (lit) → punto m de reunión, punto m de encuentro (fig) → punto m de convergencia
the meeting point between East and Westel punto de convergencia entre Oriente y Occidente

meeting

[ˈmiːtɪŋ] n
[group] → réunion f
a business meeting → une réunion d'affaires
to call a meeting → convoquer une réunion
to be in a meeting (at work)être en réunion
She's in a meeting → Elle est en réunion.
[individuals] → rencontre f
their first meeting → leur première rencontre
a chance meeting → une rencontre fortuite
a meeting with sb → une rencontre avec qn
(= session) [club] → réunion f
When's the next meeting? → Quand est la prochaine réunion?
[large organization] (formal)assemblée f
(ATHLETICS)meeting mmeeting place n
(for people)lieu m de réunion
(for appointment)lieu m de rendez-vous

meeting

n
Begegnung f, → Zusammentreffen nt; (arranged) → Treffen nt; (= business meeting)Besprechung f, → Konferenz f; the minister had a meeting with the ambassadorder Minister traf zu Gesprächen mit dem Botschafter zusammen
(of committee, board of directors, council)Sitzung f; (of members, employees, citizens)Versammlung f, → Meeting nt; at the last meetingbei der letzten Sitzung; the committee has three meetings a yearder Ausschuss tagt dreimal im Jahr; Mr Jones is at/in a meetingHerr Jones ist (gerade) in einer Sitzung; meeting of creditorsGläubigerversammlung f
(Sport) → Veranstaltung f; (between teams, opponents) → Begegnung f, → Treffen nt
(of rivers)Zusammenfluss m; at the meeting of the X and the Ywo X und Y zusammenfließen

meeting

:
meeting house
nGemeindehaus nt(der Quäker)
meeting place
nTreffpunkt m
meeting point
nTreffpunkt m; (of rivers)Zusammenfluss m; (of lines)Berührungspunkt m; at the meeting of the two roadswo die beiden Straßen zusammentreffen; at the meeting of the two cultureswo sich die beiden Kulturen treffen
meeting room
nSitzungssaal m

meeting

[ˈmiːtɪŋ]
1. n
a. (between individuals) → incontro; (arranged) → appuntamento; (interview) → intervista, colloquio
the minister had a meeting with the ambassador → il ministro ha avuto un colloquio con or si è incontrato con l'ambasciatore
b. (session, of club, committee, council) → riunione f; (of members, citizens, employees) → assemblea
to call a meeting → convocare una riunione
Mrs Stark is in a meeting → la signora Stark è in riunione
c. (Sport) (rally) → raduno (Horse-racing) → riunione f ippica

meet

(miːt) past tense, past participle met (met) verb
1. to come face to face with (eg a person whom one knows), by chance. She met a man on the train.
2. (sometimes, especially American, with with) to come together with (a person etc), by arrangement. The committee meets every Monday.
3. to be introduced to (someone) for the first time. Come and meet my wife.
4. to join. Where do the two roads meet?
5. to be equal to or satisfy (eg a person's needs, requirements etc). Will there be sufficient stocks to meet the public demand?
6. to come into the view, experience or presence of. A terrible sight met him / his eyes when he opened the door.
7. to come to or be faced with. He met his death in a car accident.
8. (with with) to experience or suffer; to receive a particular response. She met with an accident; The scheme met with their approval.
9. to answer or oppose. We will meet force with greater force.
noun
a gathering, especially of sportsmen. The local huntsmen are holding a meet this week.
ˈmeeting noun
1. an act of meeting. The meeting between my mother and my husband was not friendly.
2. a gathering of people for discussion or another purpose. to attend a committee meeting.
meet (someone) halfway
to respond to (someone) by making an equal effort or a compromise. I'll invest $5,000 in this idea if you meet me halfway and do the same.

meeting

اجْتِمَاعٌ schůzka møde Treffen συνάντηση reunión tapaaminen réunion sastanak incontro 会議 만남 vergadering møte spotkanie reunião встреча möte การประชุม buluşma cuộc họp 会议

meeting

n. reunión, junta.
1. partes que se unen, tales como las partes de un hueso a las márgenes de una herida;
2. reunión de un grupo de personas.
References in classic literature ?
I met him yesterday ten minutes before meeting you.
He had followed close behind Tardos Mors and seemed even more affected by the meeting than had his father.
As we then had no room large enough to accommodate all who would be present, the place of meeting was under a large improvised arbour, built partly of brush and partly of rough boards.
The approach of the train was more and more evident by the preparatory bustle in the station, the rush of porters, the movement of policemen and attendants, and people meeting the train.
But all this might remain inadequately estimated, were not something said here of the peculiar usages of whaling-vessels when meeting each other in foreign seas, and especially on a common cruising-ground.
I tell you again, for the coming of one day--for the meeting with one man.
When the conversation returned in due time to the more serious question of the proposed meeting at Venice, difficulties began to present themselves, caused of course by invitations for the autumn which many of the guests had already accepted.
The second time he wrote asking for a meeting, the letter reaching her in her sick chamber, she had avoided him by sleeping with her servants.
She was not a convert, nor was her aunt who sat on the other side of her, and who, visiting from the country where at that time the Salvation Army was not, had dropped in to the meeting for half an hour out of curiosity.
Well, when Kenneth came, the meeting was just what might have been expected between two lovers who had taken their last kiss three months before.
It is evidently a meeting," said Fix, "and its object must be an exciting one.
A solemn meeting of the lodge of the second degree was convened, at which Pierre promised to communicate to the Petersburg Brothers what he had to deliver to them from the highest leaders of their order.