- to call together; summon to meet or assemble.
Origin of convoke
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Historical Examples of convoke
The Committee was assured that they intended to convoke the electors.History of the Commune of 1871
It was high time to tell her relatives and mine and convoke a family council.Atlantis
Malesherbes in those days, and good writers since, held that the only safe plan was to convoke the States-General.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 2 of 3)
Under other conditions it might be the right thing to convoke a conference to be held after the war is over.Face to Face with Kaiserism
James W. Gerard
Convene, which means "to come together," should not be confused with convoke which means "to bring or call together."Word Study and English Grammar
Frederick W. Hamilton
- (tr) to call (a meeting, assembly, etc) together; summon
Word Origin for convoke
1590s, from Middle French convoquer (14c.), from Latin convocare "to call together" (see convocation). Related: Convoked; convoking.