verb (used without object), con·vened, con·ven·ing.
verb (used with object), con·vened, con·ven·ing.
Origin of convene
Examples from the Web for convener
Petersen was a convener of people, known on multiple continents as a careful thinker, dynamic speaker, and dapper dresser.
He repeated the passage, halting at the speech of the convener of the trades, but was evidently vexed at the temporary breakdown.Hugh Miller|William Keith Leask
The Convener was a bit of a heretic himself and, consequently, carried a tender heart toward them.
"There is a terrible state of things in the eastern division, I fear, from all reports," replied the Convener.
I said, "Will you write the Convener to that effect, or let me do so?"The Story of John G. Paton|James Paton
The Assembly's Convener found him in the midst of an orderly confusion of papers of different sorts.
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Word Origin for convene
Word Origin and History for convener
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.