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Noun: meeting  mee-ting
  1. A formally arranged gathering
    "the meeting elected a chairperson"; "next year the meeting will be in Chicago";
    - group meeting
  2. A small informal social gathering
    "there was an informal meeting in my living room";
    - get together
  3. A casual or unexpected convergence
    "he still remembers their meeting in Paris";
    - encounter
  4. The social act of assembling for some common purpose
    "his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day";
    - coming together
  5. The act of joining together as one
    "there was no meeting of minds";
    - merging, coming together
  6. A place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)
    "Pittsburgh is located at the meeting of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers";
    - confluence
Verb: meet (met)  meet
  1. Accidentally be in the same place and interact with (someone)
    "How nice to meet you again!";
    - run into, encounter, run across, come across, see
  2. Get together socially or for a specific purpose
    - get together
  3. Be adjacent or come together
    "The lines meet at this point";
    - converge
  4. Obtain something that is wanted or needed
    - satisfy, fill, fulfill [N. Amer], fulfil [Brit, Cdn]
  5. Satisfy a condition or restriction
    "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?";
    - fit, conform to
  6. Satisfy or fulfil
    "meet a need";
    - match, cope with
  7. (of people) collect in one place
    "Let's meet in the dining room";
    - gather, assemble, forgather, foregather
  8. Get to know; get acquainted with
    "I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night!"; "we met in Singapore"
  9. See by arrangement; be present at the arrival of
    "Can you meet me at the train station?"
  10. Contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
    "Princeton meets Yale this weekend";
    - encounter, play, take on
  11. Experience as a reaction
    "My proposal met with much opposition";
    - encounter, receive
  12. Undergo or suffer
    "meet a violent death";
    - suffer
  13. Be in direct physical contact with; make contact
    "The two buildings meet";
    - touch, adjoin, contact

Sounds like: meats, meets, meting, me

Derived forms: meetings

Type of: agree, assemblage, assembly, cater, check, contend, convergence, convergency, converging, cope, correspond, deal, experience, fit, gathering, geographic point, geographical point, get by, gibe, go through, grapple, have, interact, jibe, make do, manage, marry, marry up, match, ply, provide, see, social affair, social gathering, supply, tally, undergo

Encyclopedia: Meeting