Meeting Of The Minds Meaning
(idiomatic) An agreement, especially one resulting from a gathering in which discussion or negotiation took place.
Example: 1994 Jan. 10, Marguerite Michaels, "Borderline Breakthrough," Time:
[E]xhausted negotiators pored over maps and drafts of a proposed agreement in smoke-filled Cairo hotel rooms, until the morning of the third day, when Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres proclaimed that the two sides had "reached a meeting of the minds."
2011 Oct. 10, John Dobosz, "Dancing On The Ceiling Of The Trading Range," Forbes (retrieved 10 Dec 2012):
[T]he market seems to believe that the leaders have had a meeting of the minds and wonâ€™t fail when the time comes to act.
2012 June 4, Martin Fackler, "Japan Leader Changes Cabinet in Push for Tax Bill," New York Times (retrieved 10 Dec 2012):
Mr. Noda met with Mr. Ozawa twice but the talks failed to yield a meeting of the minds.