HyperDic: meeting

English > 6 senses of the word meeting:
NOUNgroupmeeting, group meetinga formally arranged gathering
groupmeeting, get togethera small informal social gathering
eventmeeting, encountera casual or unexpected convergence
actmeeting, coming together, congressthe social act of assembling for some common purpose
actmeeting, merging, coming togetherthe act of joining together as one
locationmeeting, confluencea place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)
meeting > pronunciation
Soundsmiy'tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > meeting: 6 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA formally arranged gathering.
Examples
  • "next year the meeting will be in Chicago"
  • "the meeting elected a chairperson"
Synonymgroup meeting
Narrowerboard meeting, committee meetingA meeting for administrative purposes
camp meetingreligious (usually evangelistic) meeting held in a large tent or outdoors and lasting several days
caucusA closed political meeting
conclaveA confidential or secret meeting
conferenceA prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
congressA meeting of elected or appointed representatives / representatives / representatives
conventionA large formal assembly
councilA meeting of people for consultation
forumA public meeting or assembly for open discussion
plenumA meeting of a legislative body at which all members are present
psychotherapy groupA meeting of people for psychotherapeutic purposes
stockholders meetingA meeting at which the management reports to the stockholders of a company
summit, summit meetingA meeting of heads of governments
town meetingA meeting of the inhabitants of a town
Broadergathering, assemblageA group of persons together in one place
Spanishconcurrencia, concurrentes, reunión grupal, reunión
Catalanreunió
Verbsmeetcome together
English > meeting: 6 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA small informal social gathering.
Example"there was an informal meeting in my living room"
Synonymget together
NarrowerconventicleA secret unauthorized meeting for religious worship
date, appointment, engagementA meeting arranged in advance
luncheon meeting, lunch meetingA meeting for lunch
power breakfastA meeting of influential people to conduct business while eating breakfast
seance, sitting, sessionA meeting of spiritualists
visitA meeting arranged by the visitor to see someone (such as a doctor or lawyer) for treatment or advice
Broadersocial gathering, social affairA gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowship
Spanishencuentro, reunión
Catalanencontre
Verbsmeetcollect in one place
meetget together socially or for a specific purpose
English > meeting: 6 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA casual or unexpected convergence.
Example"he still remembers their meeting in Paris"
Synonymencounter
Narrowerconjunction, alignment(astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac
BroaderconvergenceThe occurrence of two or more things coming together
Spanishacercamiento, encuentro
Catalanencontre
Verbsmeetcome together
English > meeting: 6 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe social act of assembling for some common purpose.
Example"his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"
Synonymscoming together, congress
NarrowerrendezvousA meeting planned at a certain time and place
sessionA meeting devoted to a particular activity
socialization, socialisation, socializing, socialisingThe act of meeting for social purposes
visitThe act of going to see some person in a professional capacity
visitThe act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)
visitThe act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time
Broaderassembly, assemblage, gatheringThe social act of assembling
Spanishacto carnal, acto sexual, coito, coitus, concúbito, copulación, cópula, encuentro, relaciones sexuales, relación, relación sexual, reunión
Catalanacte carnal, acte sexual, coit, concúbit, copulació, còpula, relació sexual, trobada
Verbsmeetcollect in one place
meetget together socially or for a specific purpose
English > meeting: 6 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of joining together as one.
Example "there was no meeting of minds"
Synonymsmerging, coming together
Narrowerconcourse, confluenceA coming together of people
Broaderconvergence, converging, convergencyThe act of converging (coming closer)
Spanishfusión, unión
Catalanfusió, unió
English > meeting: 6 senses > noun 6, location
MeaningA place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers).
Synonymconfluence
CategoryriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Broadergeographic point, geographical pointA point on the surface of the Earth
Spanishconfluencia
Catalanconfluència

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