meeting
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈmiːtɪŋ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈmitɪŋ/, [ˈmiɾɪŋ]
Noun

meeting

  1. (gerund, uncountable) The act of persons or things that meet.
    Meeting him will be exciting. I enjoy meeting new people.
  2. A gathering of persons for a purpose; an assembly.
    We need to have a meeting about that soon.
    • 2019, [https://web.archive.org/web/20190311070055/https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/south-korea-proposes-rain-project-with-china-to-cut-pollution/4819207.html VOA Learning English] (public domain)
      In a meeting with government officials, Moon noted that China was “much more advanced” than South Korea in rain-making technologies, his spokesman said.
  3. (collective) The people at such a gathering.
    What has the meeting decided.
  4. An encounter between people, even accidental.
    They came together in a chance meeting on the way home from work.
  5. A place or instance of junction or intersection; a confluence.
    Earthquakes occur at the meeting of tectonic plates.
  6. (rural US, dated) A religious service held by a charismatic preacher in small towns in the United States.
    • 1939, John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath, p. 20:
      You use ta give a good meetin'. I recollect one time you give a whole sermon walkin' around on your hands, yellin' your head off.
  7. (Quakerism) An administrative unit in the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
    Denver meeting is a part of Intermountain yearly meeting.
Synonyms Translations
  • Russian: встре́ча
Translations Translations Translations Translations Verb
  1. present participle of meet#English|meet



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