Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb convene

2 senses of convene

Sense 1
convene -- (meet formally; "The council convened last week")
       => meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather -- (collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room")

Sense 2
convoke, convene -- (call together; "The students were convened in the auditorium")
       => summon -- (ask to come; "summon a lawyer")

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