Convene

  • 1 Convene — is an early distance learning company and currently the largest company in that market. The software company was founded in the late 1980s by Larry Allen when he created collaborative seminary training programs. Although Convene still has… …

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  • 2 convene — con‧vene [kənˈviːn] verb [intransitive, transitive] if a group of people convenes, or if someone convenes them, they come together for a formal meeting: • The conference established five committees which would convene in April or May. • It will… …

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  • 3 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 convene — I verb accumulate, aggroup, amass, assemble, bring together, call, call together, call up, collect, congregate, consolidate, converge, convocare, convoke, draw together, gather, gather together, group, hold a meeting, hold a session, meet,… …

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  • 5 Convene — Con*vene , v. t. 1. 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. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To summon judicially to meet or appear. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 convene — (v.) early 15c., from M.Fr. convenir to suit, agree, from L. convenire unite, be suitable, agree, assemble, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + venire to come (see VENUE (Cf. venue)). Related: Convened; convener; …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 convene — convoke, muster, *summon, summons, call, cite Analogous words: *gather, congregate, assemble, collect Antonyms: adjourn Contrasted words: disperse, *scatter: dismiss, *eject …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 convene — [v] bring together; meet assemble, call, call in, collect, come together, congregate, convoke, corral, gather, get together, hold meeting, muster, open, rally, round up, scare up*, sit, summon, unite; concepts 60,114,324 Ant. adjourn, call off,… …

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  • 9 convene — ► VERB 1) call people together for (a meeting). 2) assemble for a common purpose. DERIVATIVES convenable adjective. ORIGIN Latin convenire assemble, agree, fit , from venire come …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 convene — [kən vēn′] vi. convened, convening [ME convenen < OFr convenir < L convenire < com , together + venire, to COME] to meet together; assemble, esp. for a common purpose vt. 1. to cause to assemble, or meet together 2. to summon before a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 convene — v. 1) to convene fluently (to convene fluently in a foreign language) 2) (D; intr.) to convene about; with * * * [kən viːn] with (D; intr.) to convene about to convene fluently (to convene fluently in a foreign language) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 convene — verb Convene is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑parliament, ↑session Convene is used with these nouns as the object: ↑conference, ↑congress, ↑jury, ↑meeting, ↑panel, ↑parliament, ↑summit, ↑tribunal …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 convene — 01. The United Nations has [convened] a special meeting to deal with the conflict in the Middle East. 02. The president has [convened] an emergency meeting of the Board of Directors for next Tuesday. 03. Representatives of the different… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 14 convene — verb (I, T) formal if a group of people convene, or someone convenes them, they come together, especially for a formal meeting: The President s foreign policy advisers convened for an emergency session. | Shouldn t we convene a meeting about… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 convene — UK [kənˈviːn] / US [kənˈvɪn] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms convene : present tense I/you/we/they convene he/she/it convenes present participle convening past tense convened past participle convened to arrange a formal meeting, or to… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 convene — con|vene [kənˈvi:n] v [I and T] [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: convenir to come together , from Latin convenire; CONVENIENT] if a group of people convene, or someone convenes them, they come together, especially for a formal meeting ▪ a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 convene — [[t]kənvi͟ːn[/t]] convenes, convening, convened V ERG If someone convenes a meeting or conference, they arrange for it to take place. You can also say that people convene or that a meeting convenes. [FORMAL] [V n] Last August he convened a… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 convene — verb (convened; convening) Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin convenire, from Latin, to assemble more at convenient Date: 15th century intransitive verb to come together in a body transitive verb 1 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 convene — convenable, adj. convenably, adv. convener, convenor, n. /keuhn veen /, v., convened, convening. v.i. 1. to come together or assemble, usually for some public purpose. v.t. 2. to cause to assemble; convoke. 3. to summon to appear, as before a… …

    Universalium

  • 20 convene — verb /ˈkɒn.vɪin,kənˈvɪin/ a) To come together; to meet; to unite. b) To come together, as in one body or for a public purpose; to meet; to assemble. Syn: meet, assemble, congregate …

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