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Definition 1: the social act of assembling for some common purpose - [noun denoting act]

Samples where meeting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day
  • the lovers met discreetly for the purposes of sexual congress

Synonyms for meeting in the sense of this definition

(meeting is a kind of ...) the social act of assembling

"they demanded the right of assembly"

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting planned at a certain time and place

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting devoted to a particular activity

"a filming session" "a gossip session"

(... is a kind of meeting ) the act of meeting for social purposes

"there was too much socialization with the enlisted men"

(... is a kind of meeting ) the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity

"a visit to the dentist"

(... is a kind of meeting ) the act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)

(... is a kind of meeting ) the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time

"he dropped by for a visit"

Definition 2: the act of joining together as one - [noun denoting act]

Samples where meeting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the merging of the two groups occurred quickly
  • there was no meeting of minds

Synonyms for meeting in the sense of this definition

(meeting is a kind of ...) the act of converging (coming closer)

(... is a kind of meeting ) a coming together of people

Definition 3: a casual or unexpected convergence - [noun denoting event]

Samples where meeting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he still remembers their meeting in Paris
  • there was a brief encounter in the hallway

Synonyms for meeting in the sense of this definition

(meeting is a kind of ...) the occurrence of two or more things coming together

(... is a kind of meeting ) (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac

Definition 4: a formally arranged gathering - [noun denoting group]

Samples where meeting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • next year the meeting will be in Chicago
  • the meeting elected a chairperson

Synonyms for meeting in the sense of this definition

(meeting is a kind of ...) a group of persons together in one place

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting of heads of governments

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting at which the management reports to the stockholders of a company

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting of people for psychotherapeutic purposes

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting of a legislative body at which all members are present

"the plenum will vote on all tax increases"

(... is a kind of meeting ) a public meeting or assembly for open discussion

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting of people for consultation

"emergency council"

(... is a kind of meeting ) a large formal assembly

"political convention"

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting of elected or appointed representatives

(... is a kind of meeting ) a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)

(... is a kind of meeting ) a confidential or secret meeting

(... is a kind of meeting ) a closed political meeting

(... is a kind of meeting ) religious (usually evangelistic) meeting held in a large tent or outdoors and lasting several days

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting for administrative purposes

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting of the inhabitants of a town

Definition 5: a small informal social gathering - [noun denoting group]

Samples where meeting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there was an informal meeting in my living room

Synonyms for meeting in the sense of this definition

(meeting is a kind of ...) a gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowship

(... is a kind of meeting ) a secret unauthorized meeting for religious worship

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting arranged in advance

"she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting arranged by the visitor to see someone (such as a doctor or lawyer) for treatment or advice

"he scheduled a visit to the dentist"

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting for lunch; usually to conduct business while eating

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting of influential people to conduct business while eating breakfast

(... is a kind of meeting ) a meeting of spiritualists

"the seance was held in the medium's parlor"

Definition 6: a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers) - [noun denoting location]

Samples where meeting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers

Synonyms for meeting in the sense of this definition

(meeting is a kind of ...) a point on the surface of the Earth

(meeting belongs to category ...) a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

"the river was navigable for 50 miles"

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