What does convoke mean?

convoke meaning in General Dictionary

To call collectively to summon to fulfill to put together by summons

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  • call together
  • To call collectively; to summon to meet up; to gather by summons.

convoke meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1590s, from Middle French convoquer (14c.), from Latin convocare "to phone collectively" (see convocation). Relevant: Convoked; convoking.

Sentence Examples with the word convoke

The existing laws and statutes of both principalities were to be revised by a European Commission, sitting at Bucharest, and their work was to be assisted by a Divan or national council which the Porte was to convoke for the purpose in each of the two provinces, and in which all classes of Walachian and Moldavian society were to be represented.

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