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Synonyms for convene

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  1. conveneverb

    summon, congregate, convoke, collect, meet, assemble, unite

  2. conveneverb

    : To come together; to meet; to unite.

    summon, congregate, unite, collect, assemble, convoke, meet

  3. conveneverb

    : To come together, as in one body or for a public purpose; to meet; to assemble.

    summon, congregate, assemble, convoke, collect, unite, meet

  4. conveneverb

    : To cause to assemble; to call together; to convoke.

    convoke, unite, summon, collect, meet, assemble, congregate

  5. conveneverb

    : To summon judicially to meet or appear.

    unite, summon, convoke, congregate, meet, assemble, collect

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. convene

    A convention is called by some officer or officers, as by its president, its executive committee, or some eminent leaders; the delegates are assembled or convened in a certain place, at a certain hour. Convoke implies an organized body and a superior authority; assemble and convene express more independent action; Parliament is convoked; Congress assembles. Troops are mustered; witnesses and jurymen are summoned.

    assemble, call, call together, collect, convoke, gather, muster, summon

    adjourn, break up, disband, discharge, dismiss, disperse, dissolve, prorogue, scatter, separate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. convene

    assemble, collect, gather, meet, congregate, call together, summon, muster, levy, convoke

    disperse, dismiss, disband

Princeton's WordNet

  1. conveneverb

    meet formally

    "The council convened last week"


  2. convoke, conveneverb

    call together

    "The students were convened in the auditorium"


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. conveneverb

    meet, assemble, muster, congregate, come together, hold a session

  2. conveneverb

    convoke, summon, assemble, collect, muster, bring together, gather together

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. conveneverb

    assemble, convoke, congregate

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How to use convene in a sentence?

  1. White House:

    I would not envision a long extension of funding at current levels, but rather enough time for Congress to finally convene the talks, reach an agreement and implement it, thereby avoiding a government shutdown but also insuring that our national security and economic priorities are properly funded.

  2. Janet Yellen:

    I plan to shortly convene the heads of the MDBs to articulate our expectations that the MDBs align their portfolios with the Paris Agreement and net-zero goals as urgently as possible, we also expect them to take steps to more effectively mobilize private capital so that developing countries can increasingly benefit from private sector pledges to support climate-aligned and sustainable investments.

  3. Ohio GOP Rep. Jim Jordan:

    As one of his final acts as U.S. attorney for Washington, D.C., Ronald Machen used his power as a political weapon to undermine the rule of law, machen was legally bound to convene a grand jury, but instead he ignored his obligation and unilaterally decided to ignore the will of the House. … This is wrong, and a great example of why so many Americans distrust their government.

  4. Ivar Sisniega:

    All of us that were here can agree that Toronto and Ontario can be very proud with the way you hosted these amazing Games and you have every right to imagine and to dream of one day hosting the Olympic Games, i now declare the 17th Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games officially closed and invite the youth of the Americas to convene in four years in Lima, Peru.

  5. Jens Stoltenberg:

    We are waiting for the answer to our proposal to convene a meeting addressing a wide range of important issues for European security.

Translations for convene

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  • عقدArabic
  • събирам се, призовавам, срещам се, свиквамBulgarian
  • versammeln, arrangieren, bilden, einberufen, zusammenkommen, zusammenrufen, herbeirufenGerman
  • kunvokiEsperanto
  • convenirSpanish
  • comhghairmIrish
  • convocareItalian
  • conveniuntLatin
  • samenkomen, dagvaarden, samenroepenDutch
  • zwołaćPolish
  • unirPortuguese
  • созывать, собираться, собирать, вызывать, сходитьсяRussian
  • sammanträdaSwedish
  • ประชุมThai

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