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Synonyms for convene

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. convene(verb)

    meet formally

    "The council convened last week"


  2. convoke, convene(verb)

    call together

    "The students were convened in the auditorium"



  1. convene(verb)

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

  2. convene(verb)

    : To come together; to meet; to unite.

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

  3. convene(verb)

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

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

  4. convene(verb)

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

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

  5. convene(verb)

    : 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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. convene(v. n.)

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

  2. convene(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. convene(v)

    assemble, convoke, congregate

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How to use convene in a sentence?

  1. William Barr:

    Robert Mueller did not indicate that Robert Mueller purpose was to leave the decision to Congress One, i hope that was not Robert Mueller view, since we don't convene grand juries and conduct criminal investigations for that purpose.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    Only America can convene Sunni forces from what I believe needs to be a combined Sunni force of Egyptians, Saudis, Jordanians, Sunnis in Iraq, Sunnis in Syria to confront a radical Sunni movement and defeat them militarily. They will need our help in convening it, but it doesn't involve a full-scale U.S. invasion of Iraq.

  3. Benjamin Cardin:

    It’s an incitement to violence, president Trump helped convene a meeting in Saudi Arabia to stop the financing of terrorism. Well, what Palestinian Authority is doing is financing terrorism. Palestinian Authority must end and the United States must use every opportunity to bring Palestinian Authority to end.

  4. Vice President-elect Mike Pence:

    The president-elect's made it very clear he wants the Congress when they convene in early January to take up the task of repealing and replacing ObamaCare first.

  5. 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.

Translations for convene

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  • عقدArabic
  • събирам се, свиквам, срещам се, призовавамBulgarian
  • versammeln, arrangieren, bilden, einberufen, zusammenkommen, zusammenrufen, herbeirufenGerman
  • convenirSpanish
  • comhghairmIrish
  • samenkomen, samenroepen, dagvaardenDutch
  • zwołaćPolish
  • unirPortuguese
  • сходиться, вызывать, собирать, собираться, созыватьRussian
  • sammanträdaSwedish
  • ประชุมThai

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