from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To cause to assemble in a meeting; convene. See Synonyms at call.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To convene, to cause to assemble for a meeting.
- v. To call together.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To call together; to summon to meet; to assemble by summons.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To call together; summon to meet; assemble by summons.
- To call or draw in by claim or demand; appropriate as a right or power; claim as appertaining.
- = Syn. 1. Invite, Summon, etc. See call.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. call together
French convoquer, from Old French, from Latin convocāre : com-, com- + vocāre, to call; see wekw- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin convocare, from con- ("with") + vocō ("to call") (Wiktionary)