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meeting

noun

Simple Definition of meeting

  • : 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

  1. 1 :  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

  2. 2 :  a permanent organizational unit of the Society of Friends

  3. 3 :  intersection, junction

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



14th Century

First Known Use of meeting

14th century



MEETING Defined for Kids

meeting

noun meet·ing \ˈmē-tiŋ\

Definition of meeting

  1. 1 :  the act of persons or things that come together <a chance meeting>

  2. 2 :  a gathering of people for a particular purpose <The club holds weekly meetings.>





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