Simple Definition of convene
: to come together in a group for a meeting
Full Definition of convene
: to come together in a body
1 : to summon before a tribunal
2 : to cause to assemble
Examples of convene
We convened at the hotel for a seminar.
This class convenes twice a week.
A panel of investigators was convened by the president to review the case.
Origin of convene
Middle English, from Medieval Latin convenire, from Latin, to assemble — more at convenient
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of convene
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