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meeting

noun

1 meeting

A formally arranged gathering:
— Next year the meeting will be in Chicago.
— The meeting elected a chairperson.

synonym: group meeting.

Roget 199: contiguity, contact, proximity, apposition, abuttal, juxtaposition; abutment, osculation; meeting, appulse, rencontre, rencounter, syzygy [Astr.], coincidence, ... show more

Dutch: beraadslaging, beraadslagingen, convent, conventie, overleg, vergadering
Polish: spotkanie



2 meeting

A small informal social gathering:
— There was an informal meeting in my living room.

synonym: get together.

Dutch: vergadering

3 meeting

A casual or unexpected convergence:
— He still remembers their meeting in Paris.

synonym: encounter.

Roget 292: arrival, advent; landing; debarkation, disembarkation; reception, welcome, vin d'honneur [Fr.].    home, goal, goalpost; landing place, landing stage; bunder; ... show more

Dutch: ontmoeting, treffen
Polish: spotkanie się

4 meeting

The social act of assembling for some common purpose:
— His meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day.

synonyms: coming together, congress.

Roget 72: assemblage; collection, collocation, colligation; compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement; team; concourse, conflux, congregation, ... show more

Roget 696: council, committee, subcommittee, comitia [Lat.], court, chamber, cabinet, board, bench, staff.    senate, senatus [Lat.], parliament, ... show more

Roget 290: convergence, confluence, concourse, conflux, congress, concurrence, concentration; convergency; appulse, meeting; corradiation.    assemblage etc. 72; ... show more

5 meeting

The act of joining together as one:
— There was no meeting of minds.

synonyms: coming together, merging.

Polish: spotykanie się, stykanie się

6 meeting

A place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers).

synonym: confluence.

Roget 43: junction; joining etc. v.; joinder [Law], union connection, conjunction, conjugation; annexion, annexation, annexment; astriction, attachment, compagination, ... show more

Dutch: bijeenkomst, reünie, samenloop


Moby thesaurus: Mass, Olympic games, Olympics, accompanying, accordant, accumulated, agglomerate, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregate, aggregation, agreeing, amassed, appointment, approach, approaching, appulse, articulation, assembled, assemblee ... show more.

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meet

noun

1 meet

A meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held.

synonym: sports meeting.

Polish: mityng

verb

1 meet

Come together:
— I'll probably see you at the meeting.

synonyms: come across, encounter, run across, run into, see.

Roget 292: arrive; get to, come to; come; reach, attain; come up with, come up to; overtake, make, fetch; complete etc. 729; ... show more

Dutch: aantreffen, ontmoeten, tegenkomen, treffen

2 meet

Get together socially or for a specific purpose.

synonym: get together.

Dutch: ontmoeten, samenkomen, tegenkomen, treffen

3 meet

Be adjacent or come together.

synonym: converge.

Roget 290: converge, concur, come together, unite, meet, fall in with; close with, close in upon; center round, center in; enter in; pour in.    gather together, ... show more

4 meet

Fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction:
— Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?.
— Meet a need.

synonyms: conform to, fill, fit, fulfil, fulfill, satisfy.

Roget 772: observe, comply with, respect, acknowledge, abide by; cling to, adhere to, be faithful to, act up to; meet, fulfill; carry out, carry into execution; execute, ... show more

Roget 23: be accordant etc. adj.; agree, accord, harmonize; correspond, tally, respond; meet, suit, fit, befit, ... show more

Dutch: vervullen, voldoende, bevredigen, inlossen, nakomen

5 meet

Collect in one place.

synonyms: assemble, foregather, forgather, gather.

Roget 861: be courageous etc. adj.; dare, venture, make bold; face danger, front danger, affront danger, confront danger, brave danger, defy danger, despise danger, mock danger; ... show more

Roget 696: assemble, gather together, meet (assemblage) 72; confer, caucus, hold council; huddle [Coll.].   

Roget 72: assemble [be or come together], collect, muster; meet, unite, join, rejoin; cluster, flock, swarm, surge, stream, herd, ... show more

Dutch: bijeenkomen, samenkomen, verenigen, verzamelen

6 meet

Get to know; get acquainted with.

7 meet

Meet by design; be present at the arrival of.

8 meet

Contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle.

synonyms: encounter, play, take on.

9 meet

Experience as a reaction.

synonyms: encounter, receive.

10 meet

Undergo or suffer:
— Meet a violent death.

synonym: suffer.

Dutch: ondergaan

11 meet

Be in direct physical contact with; make contact.

synonyms: adjoin, contact, touch.

Roget 199: be contiguous etc. adj.; join, adjoin, abut on, march with; graze, touch, meet, osculate, come in contact, coincide; coexist; ... show more

Dutch: aanraken, afspreken, beroeren, ontmoeten, raken, toucheren

adjective

1 meet

Being precisely fitting and right:
— It is only meet that she should be seated first.

synonym: fitting.

Roget 23: agreeing, suiting etc. v.; in accord, accordant, concordant, consonant, congruous, consentaneous, correspondent, congenial; coherent; ... show more

Roget 924: having a right to etc. v.; entitled to; claiming; deserving, meriting, worthy of.    privileged, allowed, sanctioned, warranted, authorized; ordained, ... show more

Roget 646: expedient; desirable, advisable, acceptable; convenient; worth while, meet; fit, fitting; due, proper, eligible, seemly, ... show more

Roget 926: obligatory, binding; imperative, peremptory; stringent etc. (severe) 739; behooving etc. v.; incumbent on, chargeable on; under obligation; ... show more


Moby thesaurus: Highland games, Olympiad, Olympic games, Olympics, abide by, abut, accepted, accommodate, accommodate with, accommodated, accord, accost, acknowledged, act up to, adapt, adapt to, adhere, adhere to, adjoin, adjust ... show more.

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