verb (used without object), con·vened, con·ven·ing.
verb (used with object), con·vened, con·ven·ing.
- convective activity,
- convective discharge,
- convective heat,
- convenience food,
- convenience store,
Origin of convene
Examples from the Web for convene
He also should convene his Cabinet heads and ask them what else they can do to boost participation.How Obama Can Use Executive Actions to Improve Our Democracy|Michael Waldman|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Everyone knows that in Washington, when you want an issue to go away, convene a panel.A Bipartisan Path to Fixing America’s Broken Elections|Michael Waldman|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The first Syria peace talks in over a year will convene next week in Geneva with some opposition participation.Syrian Opposition To Attend Peace Talks, But Don’t Expect A Truce|Josh Rogin|January 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They all convene at the Weston family home, and over the next several days, a series of ghosts come out of the closet.Julia Roberts Is Back With a Vengeance in ‘August: Osage County’|Marlow Stern|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There has been talk about should we convene a conversation on race.
The Council of Five Hundred were also to convene at 11 o'clock of the same morning.
Any one of the five tribes could convoke the federal council, but the council could not convene itself.The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State|Frederick Engels
If we convene in the Plaza, as weve arranged, therell be bloodshed.The Sunset Trail|Alfred Henry Lewis
Orders also came to convene a court of inquiry on Gen. Evans.Two Wars: An Autobiography of General Samuel G. French|Samuel Gibbs French
They called together the Comitia Tribta, and they also had authority to convene the Senate and to preside over it.History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD|Robert F. Pennell
Word Origin for convene
early 15c., from Middle French convenir "to suit, agree," from Latin convenire "unite, be suitable, agree, assemble," from com- "together" (see com-) + venire "to come" (see venue). Related: Convened; convener; convening.