|1.||[ noun ] a formally arranged gathering|
"next year the meeting will be in Chicago" "the meeting elected a chairperson"
|Related terms:||gathering conference convention congress conclave town_meeting forum board_meeting caucus stockholders_meeting encounter_group summit plenum camp_meeting council psychotherapy_group meet|
|2.||[ noun ] a small informal social gathering|
"there was an informal meeting in my livingroom"
|Related terms:||social_gathering date visit conventicle luncheon_meeting power_breakfast seance meet meet|
|3.||[ noun ] the social act of assembling for some common purpose|
"his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"
|Related terms:||assembly visit session visit rendezvous socialization visit meet|
|4.||[ noun ] a casual or unexpected convergence|
"he still remembers their meeting in Paris" "there was a brief encounter in the hallway"
|Related terms:||convergence conjunction find|
|5.||[ noun ] the act of joining together as one|
"the merging of the two groups occurred quickly" "there was no meeting of minds"
|Related terms:||convergence concourse unify|
|6.||[ noun ] a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)|
"Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers"
|Related terms:||topographic_point geographic_point interchange intersection T-junction traffic_circle railway_junction river|