Convene Definition

convened, convenes, convening
convened, convenes, convening
To meet together; assemble, esp. for a common purpose.
Webster's New World
To cause to assemble, or meet together.
To convene members of the committee.
Webster's New World
To cause (a meeting, etc.) to take place, as by calling its participants.
Webster's New World
To summon before a court of law.
Webster's New World

Origin of Convene

  • Middle English convenen from Old French convenir from Latin convenīre com- com- venīre to come gwā- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French convenir, from Latin convenire; con- + venire (to come).

    From Wiktionary


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