Convene Con*vene", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Convened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Convenong}.] [L. convenire; con- + venire to come: cf. F. convenir to agree, to be fitting, OF. also, to assemble. See {Come}, and cf. {Covenant}.] 1. To come together; to meet; to unite. [R.] [1913 Webster]

In shortsighted men . . . the rays converge and convene in the eyes before they come at the bottom. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster]

2. 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. --Sir R. Baker. [1913 Webster]

Faint, underneath, the household fowls convene. --Thomson.

Syn: To meet; to assemble; to congregate; to collect; to unite. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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