a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
a coming together of people
a flowing together
a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers); "Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers"
a minor short-term fight
a hostile disagreement face-to-face
a casual or unexpected convergence; "he still remembers their meeting in Paris"; "there was a brief encounter in the hallway"
contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"
be beset by; "The project ran into numerous financial difficulties"
experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition"
a casual meeting with a person or thing
hold a powwow, talk, conference or meeting
(informal) a quick private conference
a council of or with Native Americans
a meeting devoted to a particular activity; "a filming session"; "a gossip session"
a meeting for execution of a group's functions; "it was the opening session of the legislature"
a meeting of spiritualists; "the seance was held in the medium's parlor"
the time during which a school holds classes; "they had to shorten the school term"