verb \kən-ˈvōk\

: to call a group of people to a formal meeting or convocation


Full Definition of CONVOKE

transitive verb
:  to call together to a meeting

Examples of CONVOKE

  1. The assembly was convoked for a special session.
  2. They convoked a meeting of the delegates.

Origin of CONVOKE

Middle French convoquer, from Latin convocare, from com- + vocare to call, from voc-, vox voice — more at voice
First Known Use: 1598

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