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convoke

con·voke

convoke

 
 
pronunciation:
kn vok
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: convoked, convokes, convoking
definition: to summon to an assembly; convene.
The council was convoked in order to bring the question to an immediate vote.
antonyms:
adjourn
similar words:
convene, marshal, muster, summon
derivations: convocant (n.), convoker (n.)
Word Parts
The word convoke contains the following parts:
con- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix con- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with c, d, f, g, j, n, s, and v. See com-. Note: con- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "conceive ."