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
Synonyms: get_together

"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
Synonyms: coming_together

"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
Synonyms: encounter

"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
Synonyms: merging coming_together

"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)
Synonyms: junction confluence

"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
Similar spelling:   Meidinger