verb (used without object), con·vened, con·ven·ing.
verb (used with object), con·vened, con·ven·ing.
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In 2012, a dozen or so attendees convened at the ACA’s first event during the men’s Final Four in New Orleans.Asian Coaches Association advocates for ‘minority of minorities’ in college basketball|Gene Wang|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
In its first floor session since the legislature convened last month, the House of Delegates voted 95 to 37 on Monday to override Hogan’s veto of the school overhaul bill.Lawmakers launch override of Hogan vetoes of schools overhaul, digital ad tax|Ovetta Wiggins, Erin Cox|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
Next week, the House Financial Services Committee will convene a hearing to try to get to the bottom of how social media, gamification, zero-commission trading and the emergence of retail investing are influencing the markets.Bitcoin, stocks and crude take off as the markets brace for a wave of stimulus checks|Bernhard Warner|February 8, 2021|Fortune
As soon as Thursday, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is convening leaders of the SEC, the Federal Reserve, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to review the matter.GameStop frenzy leaves behind a mess for Wall Street regulators|Tory Newmyer, David J. Lynch|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
Their valuation successes—however short- or long-lived—are products of “meme” culture, the phenomenon of people convening, commiserating, and cracking jokes on social media.
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.
And Robinson heard him scuttle about and hastily convene small boys and dispatch them down the road to look at an honest man.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
The governor shall have power to convene the legislature on extraordinary occasions.Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XXX|Joel Palmer
When threatened with a council, they again replied, that none but the pope could convene it.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
Some merry, friendly countra folksTogether did convene,To burn their nuts, an' pluck their stocksAn' hand their hollowe'en.Suppers|Paul Pierce
From the municipal chambers he hurried round the town to convene an indignation meeting for the following week.Grey Town|Gerald Baldwin