: a gathering of people for a particular purpose (such as to talk about business)

: a gathering of people for religious worship

: a situation or occasion when two people see and talk to each other

Full Definition of MEETING

:  an act or process of coming together: as
a :  an assembly for a common purpose (as worship)
b :  a session of horse or dog racing
:  a permanent organizational unit of the Society of Friends

Examples of MEETING

  1. The club's monthly meeting will be held next Monday evening.
  2. She was too busy to attend the meeting.
  3. Let's have a meeting to discuss these problems.
  4. I wasn't able to talk to him because he was in a meeting.
  5. They started dating each other soon after their first meeting.
  6. Their friendship began with a chance meeting at a business convention.
  7. Tonight's game will be their first meeting of the season.
  8. a town at the meeting of two rivers

First Known Use of MEETING

14th century
MEETING Defined for Kids


noun meet·ing \ˈmē-tiŋ\

Definition of MEETING for Kids

:  the act of persons or things that come together <a chance meeting>
:  a gathering of people for a particular purpose <The club holds weekly meetings.>
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