Convoke

  • 1 Convoke — Con*voke , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Convoked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Convoking}.] [L. convocare: cf. F. convoquer. See {Convocate}.] To call together; to summon to meet; to assemble by summons. [1913 Webster] There remained no resource but the dreadful… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 convoke — index call (summon), convene, meet Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 convoke — (v.) 1590s, from M.Fr. convoquer (14c.), from L. convocare to call together (see CONVOCATION (Cf. convocation)). Related: Convoked; convoking …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 convoke — convene, muster, *summon, summons, call, cite Analogous words: assemble, *gather, congregate, collect: *invite, bid Antonyms: prorogue, dissolve Contrasted words: disperse, *scatter …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 convoke — ► VERB formal ▪ call together (an assembly or meeting). ORIGIN Latin convocare, from vocare to call …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 convoke — [kən vōk′] vt. convoked, convoking [Fr convoquer < L convocare, to call together < com , together + vocare, to call < vox,VOICE] to call together for a meeting; summon to assemble; convene SYN. CALL …

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  • 7 convoke — transitive verb (convoked; convoking) Etymology: Middle French convoquer, from Latin convocare, from com + vocare to call, from voc , vox voice more at voice Date: 1598 to call together to a meeting Synonyms: see summon …

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  • 8 convoke — convocative /keuhn vok euh tiv/, adj. convoker /keuhn voh keuhr/, convocant /kon veuh keuhnt/, n. /keuhn vohk /, v.t., convoked, convoking. to call together; summon to meet or assemble. [1590 1600; ( < MF convoquer) < L convocare, equiv. to con… …

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  • 9 convoke — verb To convene, to cause to assemble for a meeting …

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  • 10 convoke — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. convene, assemble, summon, call, collect, gather. See assemblage. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. convene, call together, assemble, muster; see assemble 2 . See Synonym Study at call . III (Roget s 3… …

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  • 11 convoke — con|voke [kənˈvəuk US ˈvouk] v [T] formal [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: convocare, from com ( COM ) + vocare to call ] to tell people that they must come together for a formal meeting ▪ Separate meetings had been convoked by the two opposing …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 convoke — see VOCATION …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 13 convoke — con·voke || kÉ™n vəʊk v. call together, call to meeting, summon …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 convoke — [kən vəʊk] verb formal call together (an assembly or meeting). Origin C16: from L. convocare …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15 convoke — v. a. Convene, assemble, summon, muster, call together, bring together …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 16 convoke — verb (T) formal to tell people that they must come together for a formal meeting …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 convoke — v 1. assemble, collect, gather, ingather, forgather, bring together, round up or in, group or herd together. 2. convene, summon, call together, call a meeting; muster, marshal, mobilize, call up, rally …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 18 convoke — con·voke …

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  • 19 convoke — con•voke [[t]kənˈvoʊk[/t]] v. t. voked, vok•ing to call together; summon to meet or assemble • Etymology: 1590–1600; (< MF convoquer) < L convocāre=con con +vocāre to call con•vok′er, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 convoke — /kənˈvoʊk / (say kuhn vohk) verb (t) (convoked, convoking) to call together; summon to meet; assemble by summons. {Latin convocāre call together} –convoker, noun …

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