meeting

[ mee-ting ]
/ ˈmi tɪŋ /

noun

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Idioms for meeting

    take a meeting, Informal. to hold, conduct, or participate in a meeting: The producer took a meeting with the cast of the film.

Origin of meeting

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at meet1, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM meeting

sub·meet·ing, noun

Definition for meeting (2 of 2)

Origin of meet

1
before 900; Middle English meten, Old English gemētan; cognate with Old Norse mœta, Old Saxon mōtian. See moot1

OTHER WORDS FROM meet

meet·er, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH meet

meat meet
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British Dictionary definitions for meeting (1 of 3)

meeting
/ (ˈmiːtɪŋ) /

noun

an act of coming together; encounter
an assembly or gathering
a conjunction or union
a sporting competition, as of athletes, or of horse racing

British Dictionary definitions for meeting (2 of 3)

meet1
/ (miːt) /

verb meets, meeting or met

noun

Derived forms of meet

meeter, noun

Word Origin for meet

Old English mētan; related to Old Norse mœta, Old Saxon mōtian

British Dictionary definitions for meeting (3 of 3)

meet2
/ (miːt) /

adjective

archaic proper, fitting, or correct

Derived forms of meet

meetly, adverb

Word Origin for meet

C13: from variant of Old English gemǣte; related to Old High German māza suitability, Old Norse mǣtr valuable
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Idioms and Phrases with meeting

meet

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