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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)


Convenev. i. [L. convenire; con- + venire to come: cf. F. convenir to agree, to be fitting, OF. also, to assemble. See Come, and cf. Covenant.].
  •  To come together; to meet; to unite.  [1913 Webster]
    "In shortsighted men . . . the rays converge and convene in the eyes before they come at the bottom."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To come together, as in one body or for a public purpose; to meet; to assemble.  Locke.  [1913 Webster]
    "The Parliament of Scotland now convened."  [1913 Webster]
    "Faint, underneath, the household fowls convene."
Syn. -- To meet; to assemble; to congregate; to collect; to unite.
Convenev. t. 
  •  To cause to assemble; to call together; to convoke.  [1913 Webster]
    "And now the almighty father of the gods
    Convenes a council in the blest abodes.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To summon judicially to meet or appear.  [1913 Webster]
    "By the papal canon law, clerks . . . can not be convened before any but an ecclesiastical judge."  [1913 Webster]


Convene, v.
1 tr. summon or arrange (a meeting etc.).
2 intr. assemble.
3 tr. summon (a person) before a tribunal.

convenable adj. convener n. convenor n.
ME f. L convenire convent- assemble, agree, fit (as COM-, venire come)



assemble, bid come, call, call away, call back, call for, call forth, call in, call out, call together, call up, cite, conjure, conjure up, convoke, demand, evoke, hold a meeting, hold a session, indent, invoke, meet, muster, muster up, open, order up, page, preconize, recall, requisition, send after, send for, serve, sit, subpoena, summon, summon forth, summon up, summons




VB assemble, collect, muster, meet, unite, join, rejoin, cluster, flock, swarm, surge, stream, herd, crowd, throng, associate, congregate, conglomerate, concentrate, precipitate, center round, rendezvous, resort, come together, flock get together, pig together, forgather, huddle, reassemble, assemble, muster, bring together, get together, put together, draw together, scrape together, lump together, collect, collocate, colligate, get, whip in, gather, hold a meeting, convene, convoke, convocate, rake up, dredge, heap, mass, pile, pack, put up, truss, cram, acervate, agglomerate, aggregate, compile, group, aggroup, concentrate, unite, collect into a focus, bring into a focus, amass, accumulate, collect in a dragnet, heap Ossa upon Pelion.

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