verb (used without object), con·vened, con·ven·ing.
verb (used with object), con·vened, con·ven·ing.
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The Mossad high command must surely be convening emergency meetings in an atmosphere of tension and heightened alertness.Mossad’s Greatest Female Assassin: An Excerpt From ‘Sylvia Rafael’|Ram Oren, Moti Kfir|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For the second year, The Daily Beast is convening the Hero Summit: An Exploration of Courage, Character & Our National Security.Announcing The Daily Beast’s Second Annual Hero Summit|The Daily Beast|September 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This week in New York, the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women is convening global delegates for its annual meeting.Breaking Through: Innovative Solutions to End Violence Against Women|Kim Azzarelli, Alyse Nelson|March 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Awaiting the convening of the grand jury, I trust that justice will be served and healing will begin for all of those affected."Castle Doctrine" Author: Trayvon's Killing Was Not Self-Defense|Noah Kristula-Green|March 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Read Article II, which is, of course, on the executive branch, Section 3, titled “State of the Union, Convening Congress.”
The convening of this council was arranged, and the deliberations themselves conducted, with great parade and ceremony.Xerxes|Jacob Abbott
I will say nothing against your religion, nor against your convening to your sermons.
This duty naturally belongs to the governor, since the cognate duty of convening the body is imposed on him.The Reconstruction of Georgia|Edwin C. Woolley
He was therefore arrested, brought before a magistrate, charged with convening an illegal assembly, and committed for trial.The West Indies and the Spanish Main |James Rodway
Was the propriety of convening the Legislature at an earlier day than that on which it is to assemble by law considered yesterday?A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson