name: A female given name (common: 1 in 25000 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1668)
adjective: (informal) Self-referential; structured analogously, but at a higher level.
noun: Boundary marker.
noun: (historical) Either of the conical columns at each end of an Ancient Roman circus.
noun: (video games) Metagame; the most effective tactics and strategies used in a competitive video game in a given period of time.
noun: (by extension, Internet slang) An informal but widely-adopted practice in a given field; a de facto standard.
adjective: (video games) Prominent in the metagame; effective and frequently used in competitive gameplay.
noun: (informal) Metoidioplasty.
noun: Meta Platforms, Inc., doing business as Meta, formerly called Facebook, Inc. (until late 2021); it is an American multinational technology conglomerate holding company that is the parent organization of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, among other subsidiaries.
noun: Meta, a biomedical research discovery tool (2010-2022; scheduled for shutdown in 2022).
noun: A city in Missouri.
noun: An HTML element for webpage metadata, coded as meta or META.