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Definitions of meeting

  1. the social act of assembling for some common purpose; " his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"
  2. the act of joining together as one; " the merging of the two groups occurred quickly"; " there was no meeting of minds"
  3. a place where two things come together; " Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers"
  4. a casual or unexpected convergence; " he still remembers their meeting in Paris"; " there was a brief encounter in the hallway"
  5. a small informal social gathering; " there was an informal meeting in my livingroom"
  6. a formally arranged gathering; " next year the meeting will be in Chicago"; " the meeting elected a chairperson"
  7. a place where things merge or flow together ( especially rivers); " Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers"
  8. of Meet
  9. A coming together; an assembling; as, the meeting of Congress.
  10. A junction, crossing, or union; as, the meeting of the roads or of two rivers.
  11. A congregation; a collection of people; a convention; as, a large meeting; an harmonius meeting.
  12. An assembly for worship; as, to attend meeting on Sunday; - in England, applied distinctively and disparagingly to the worshiping assemblies of Dissenters.
  13. A coming together of persons or things; an assembly; a gathering for a religious service.
  14. An interview: an assembly.
  15. An interview; assembly.
  16. A coming together; an assembly; encounter.
  17. A coming together; an assembly; encounter: a conflux; a joining.
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Usage examples for meeting

  1. You do not seem quite so sure that the meeting with her will afford you any pleasure? – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss
  2. 138. the meeting soul. – Minor Poems by Milton by John Milton
  3. We all of us know what is the matter: last night coming home from big meeting there wasn't a thing the matter. – A House Party with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed
  4. On the street they stood for a moment, but nothing was said about another meeting. – Children of the Desert by Louis Dodge
  5. This was to be a chance meeting with Jessamy. – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  6. " There is a meeting at the Queen's Hall to- night," he said slowly. – The Blue Germ by Martin Swayne
  7. As he is coming here for the purpose of meeting you, he must be able to talk with you. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  8. So much so that I had to leave the meeting. – Swirling Waters by Max Rittenberg
  9. You are coming back after the meeting? – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  10. This meeting at Lady Vail's, then, was the first of many? – Fire-Tongue by Sax Rohmer
  11. After all this was to be but the third meeting. – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  12. On Meeting a Friend. – Thought-Forms by Annie Besant C.W. Leadbeater
  13. They have a meeting every other night." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  14. As if they hadn't been living on, to just this meeting- place! – We Girls: A Home Story by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  15. There was such a meeting? – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives
  16. I should like to feel this afternoon as if there was no such thing within a thousand miles of me as a camp- meeting. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  17. And if this was the case at the first meeting, what do you suppose it must have been as time went on? – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  18. Still I would not venture to reckon much on the prospect of our meeting. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  19. " He will do," he told himself, as he turned to the business of the meeting. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  20. I could go to the lot now and hold the meeting; but it's late and it will be better to wait until to- morrow night. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
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