Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun meeting

6 senses of meeting

Sense 1
meeting, group meeting -- (a formally arranged gathering; "next year the meeting will be in Chicago"; "the meeting elected a chairperson")
       => gathering, assemblage -- (a group of persons together in one place)

Sense 2
meeting, get together -- (a small informal social gathering; "there was an informal meeting in my living room")
       => social gathering, social affair -- (a gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowship)

Sense 3
meeting, encounter -- (a casual or unexpected convergence; "he still remembers their meeting in Paris"; "there was a brief encounter in the hallway")
       => convergence -- (the occurrence of two or more things coming together)

Sense 4
meeting, coming together -- (the social act of assembling for some common purpose; "his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day")
       => assembly, assemblage, gathering -- (the social act of assembling; "they demanded the right of assembly")

Sense 5
merging, meeting, coming together -- (the act of joining together as one; "the merging of the two groups occurred quickly"; "there was no meeting of minds")
       => convergence, converging, convergency -- (the act of converging (coming closer))

Sense 6
confluence, meeting -- (a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers); "Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers")
       => geographic point, geographical point -- (a point on the surface of the Earth)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb meet

13 senses of meet

Sense 1
meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see -- (come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!")

Sense 2
meet, get together -- (get together socially or for a specific purpose)

Sense 3
converge, meet -- (be adjacent or come together; "The lines converge at this point")

Sense 4
meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil -- (fill or meet a want or need)
       => provide, supply, ply, cater -- (give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests")

Sense 5
meet, fit, conform to -- (satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?")
       => match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree -- (be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun")

Sense 6
meet, match, cope with -- (satisfy or fulfill; "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams")
       => cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage -- (come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day")

Sense 7
meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather -- (collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room")
       => interact -- (act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues")

Sense 8
meet -- (get to know; get acquainted with; "I met this really handsome guy at a bar last night!"; "we met in Singapore")

Sense 9
meet -- (meet by design; be present at the arrival of; "Can you meet me at the train station?")
       => meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather -- (collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room")

Sense 10
meet, encounter, play, take on -- (contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary")

Sense 11
meet, encounter, receive -- (experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition")
       => have, experience -- (undergo; "The stocks had a fast run-up")

Sense 12
suffer, meet -- (undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate")
       => experience, see, go through -- (go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam")

Sense 13
touch, adjoin, meet, contact -- (be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point")

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