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verb as in bring together; meet

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In 2012, a dozen or so attendees convened at the ACA’s first event during the men’s Final Four in New Orleans.

In its first floor session since the legislature convened last month, the House of Delegates voted 95 to 37 on Monday to override Hogan’s veto of the school overhaul bill.

Next week, the House Financial Services Committee will convene a hearing to try to get to the bottom of how social media, gamification, zero-commission trading and the emergence of retail investing are influencing the markets.

From Fortune

As soon as Thursday, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is convening leaders of the SEC, the Federal Reserve, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to review the matter.

Their valuation successes—however short- or long-lived—are products of “meme” culture, the phenomenon of people convening, commiserating, and cracking jokes on social media.

From Fortune

He also should convene his Cabinet heads and ask them what else they can do to boost participation.

Everyone knows that in Washington, when you want an issue to go away, convene a panel.

The first Syria peace talks in over a year will convene next week in Geneva with some opposition participation.

They all convene at the Weston family home, and over the next several days, a series of ghosts come out of the closet.

There has been talk about should we convene a conversation on race.

And Robinson heard him scuttle about and hastily convene small boys and dispatch them down the road to look at an honest man.

The governor shall have power to convene the legislature on extraordinary occasions.

When threatened with a council, they again replied, that none but the pope could convene it.

Some merry, friendly countra folksTogether did convene,To burn their nuts, an' pluck their stocksAn' hand their hollowe'en.

From the municipal chambers he hurried round the town to convene an indignation meeting for the following week.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to convene, such as: assemble, gather, open, summon, call, and collect.

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