mid-16c., from Latin convocatus, past participle of convocare (see convocation).
[kon-vuh-key-shuh n] /ˌkɒn vəˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of convoking. 2. the state of being convoked. 3. a group of people gathered in answer to a summons; assembly. 4. Anglican Church. either of the two provincial synods or assemblies of the clergy. 5. Protestant Episcopal Church. 6. a formal assembly at a college or […]
[kon-vuh-key-ter] /ˈkɒn vəˌkeɪ tər/ noun 1. a person who convokes a meeting. 2. a person who takes part in a convocation.
[kuh n-vohk] /kənˈvoʊk/ verb (used with object), convoked, convoking. 1. to call together; summon to meet or assemble. /kənˈvəʊk/ verb 1. (transitive) to call (a meeting, assembly, etc) together; summon v. 1590s, from Middle French convoquer (14c.), from Latin convocare “to call together” (see convocation). Related: Convoked; convoking.
[kon-vuh-loot] /ˈkɒn vəˌlut/ verb (used with or without object), convoluted, convoluting. 1. to coil up; form into a twisted shape. adjective 2. rolled up together or with one part over another. 3. Botany. coiled up longitudinally so that one margin is within the coil and the other without, as the petals of cotton. /ˈkɒnvəˌluːt/ verb […]