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meeting

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a coming together of a number of persons for a specified purpose
  • there will be another committee meeting next week to discuss the parish fair

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2 a body of people come together in one place
  • a meeting marked by no consensus of what needs to be done

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3 the coming together of two or more things to the same point
  • a meeting of two railroad lines

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meeting

verb
present participle of meet

Synonyms & Antonyms of meeting (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to come upon face-to-face or as if face-to-face
  • we never once met another car on that lonely country road

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4 to do what is required by the terms of
  • a financially struggling city trying to meet its loans

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5 to enter into contest or conflict with
  • the up-and-coming boxer will meet the reigning champ for the first time tomorrow

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6 to produce something equal to (as in quality or value)
  • I'll meet your bet, nay, I'll even raise it

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8 to give what is owed for
  • I paid a portion of the long-distance bill to keep my carrier from cutting off service until I can meet the remainder of the charges

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The first known use of meeting was in the 14th century

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“Meeting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/meeting. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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