convoke

[ kuhn-vohk ]
/ kənˈvoʊk /

verb (used with object), con·voked, con·vok·ing.

to call together; summon to meet or assemble.

Origin of convoke

1590–1600; (< Middle French convoquer) < Latin convocāre, equivalent to con- con- + vocāre to call

Related forms

con·voc·a·tive [kuhn-vok-uh-tiv] /kənˈvɒk ə tɪv/, adjectivecon·vok·er [kuhn-voh-ker] /kənˈvoʊ kər/, con·vo·cant [kon-vuh-kuhnt] /ˈkɒn və kənt/, noun
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convoke

/ (kənˈvəʊk) /

verb

(tr) to call (a meeting, assembly, etc) together; summon

Derived Forms

convocative (kənˈvɒkətɪv), adjectiveconvoker, noun

Word Origin for convoke

C16: from Latin convocāre, from vocāre to call
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