verb (used with object), con·voked, con·vok·ing.
- convoluted tubule,
Origin of convoke
Examples from the Web for convoke
Hardly possessed of the government, they have hastened to convoke the people of Paris to the ballot-boxes.History of the Commune of 1871|P. Lissagary
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
King Ferdinand was forced to convoke the Cortes and agree to restore the comparatively liberal constitution of 1812.The Scrap Book. Volume 1, No. 2|Various
The leaders threatened that if the authorities did not convoke the people, they would, and would employ force if necessary.Notes on the History of Argentine Independence|C. W. Whittemore
Immediately the bell was rung to convoke the vetch, and the masses called for war with Moscow.The Story of Russia|R. Van Bergen, M.A.
Word Origin for convoke
1590s, from Middle French convoquer (14c.), from Latin convocare "to call together" (see convocation). Related: Convoked; convoking.