Definition of convene:
arrange, cluster, prepare, hold, call, set up, organize, choreograph, converge, conglomerate, round up, get together, stage, send for, concenter, rendezvous, orchestrate, summon, forgather, request, group, concentrate, call together, plan.
- "Early English Meals and Manners", Various.
The jealousy of emperors interfered in the matter, also, claiming the right to arbitrate between rival candidates, to interdict the consecration of any pope elect until the forms of his election should be inspected by their deputies, and approved by themselves, and to convene synods for the purpose of trying any of the holy fathers who should be charged with criminal conduct, and to punishing such of them as should be found guilty.- "Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues", John Alberger.
They arranged to hold a provincial congress in Savannah on the 18th of January, 1775. Governor Wright, on hearing of this, determined to convene the Provincial General Assembly on the same day, hoping and believing that this would prevent a meeting of the Provincial Congress, or greatly hamper its action.- "Stories Of Georgia 1896", Joel Chandler Harris.