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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.
  18. An interview; an assembly or congregation of people; a joining; a junction; a coming together for the purpose of fighting a duel.
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Quotes of meeting

  1. I loved planning 'The Tyra Show' more than actually having to do it. I loved coming up with show ideas, honing each program and crafting it. I'm more excited being in a meeting than being on TV. – Tyra Banks
  2. Ted Turner sailed into the meeting and I mean sailed. He holds himself as if he were at the helm of his sailboat, in the process of winning the race. – Joseph Barbera
  3. Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock. – John Barrymore
  4. Meeting Chet was a life changing moment for me. – Suzy Bogguss
  5. Many have gone on to do important scientific work but all remember those wonderful times when we and our science were young and our excitement in meeting new challenges knew no bounds. – Sydney Brenner
  6. It's always been easy with Mark, he's a rock fan and we speak the same language. He's a big Beatles fan too. We worked a lot via CLI calls, though only meeting up once every couple of months. – Phil Collins
  7. Slovakia's joining the OECD in 1999 is totally dependent on meeting economic reforms required such as transparency and legislation that permits fair and open conduct of trade and business. – John Mica
  8. I think that you may find that Tamera's a little more vibrant and energetic, but I'm much more likely to go up to a person and say, "Hi, I'm Tia, nice to meet you." Whereas Tamera is like... well... she's a little shy. She's down to earth. I'm more extroverted and she's more introverted when meeting people. – Tia Mowry
  9. This meeting was like many of the meetings that I would go to over the course of two years. The only way I can describe it is that, well, the president is like a blind man in a roomful of deaf people. There is no discernible connection. – Paul O'Neill
  10. We were reminded first -hand of the work that still needs to be done in Iraq on the security front when insurgents fired five rounds into the base while we were still meeting with the nurses. – Jon Porter
  11. OK, he and Katie fell in love, they're getting married. Why is this in the news? Why is this a big deal? Is there something unusual about meeting someone and falling in love? – Mimi Rogers
  12. I've spent a lot of time researching the subject and government deception. So to be involved in Star Trek is perfect for me. I enjoy meeting the fans and discussing my interests with them. – Dwight Schultz
  13. One day I may be meeting you and hearing how you've changed your life by saying, 'Farewell to Fat'. – Richard Simmons
  14. Well, it was a typical meeting with the President. He was very gracious, very outgoing. – Lew Wasserman
  15. One could see that what you are writing was that today's meeting with President Bill Clinton was going to be a disaster. Now, for the first time, I can tell you that you are a disaster. – Boris Yeltsin

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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