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Another word for convention

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Noun
  1. A formal assemblage of the members of a group

      1. The act or process or an instance of coming together; an encounter.
      2. An assembly or gathering of people, as for a business, social, or religious purpose.
      1. The act of convoking.
      2. A group of people convoked, especially the members of a college or university community who are assembled for a ceremony.
      3. A clerical assembly of the Anglican Church similar to a synod but assembling only when called.
      1. A formal assembly of representatives, as of various nations, to discuss problems.
      2. The national legislative body of a nation, especially a republic.
      3. The national legislative body of the United States, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
      1. A meeting for consultation or discussion.
      2. An exchange of views.
      3. A meeting of committees to settle differences between two legislative bodies.
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. The state of being assembled.
      3. A group of persons gathered together for a common reason, as for a legislative, religious, educational, or social purpose.
    See also:

    assemble

  2. A number of persons who have come or been gathered together

      1. A meeting.
      2. A casual social gathering.
      1. A group of soldiers.
      2. Military units; soldiers.
      3. A unit of cavalry, armored vehicles, or artillery in a European army, corresponding to a platoon in the US Army.
      1. To call (troops) together, as for inspection.
      2. To cause to come together; gather:
      3. To bring into existence or readiness; summon up:
      1. The act or process or an instance of coming together; an encounter.
      2. An assembly or gathering of people, as for a business, social, or religious purpose.
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. The action of one that gathers.
      2. That which is gathered or amassed; a collection or accumulation.
      3. An assembly of persons; a meeting.
      1. A large number of persons gathered together; a throng.
      2. The common people; the populace.
      3. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
      1. The act of convoking.
      2. A group of people convoked, especially the members of a college or university community who are assembled for a ceremony.
      3. A clerical assembly of the Anglican Church similar to a synod but assembling only when called.
      1. A formal assembly of representatives, as of various nations, to discuss problems.
      2. The national legislative body of a nation, especially a republic.
      3. The national legislative body of the United States, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. A body of assembled people or things; a gathering.
      3. A group of people gathered for religious worship.
      1. A meeting for consultation or discussion.
      2. An exchange of views.
      3. A meeting of committees to settle differences between two legislative bodies.
      1. A secret or confidential meeting.
      2. The private rooms in which the cardinals meet to elect a new pope.
      3. The meeting held to elect a new pope.
      1. A group of persons:
      2. One's companions or associates:
      3. A guest or guests:
      1. The entire material or physical structure of an organism, especially of a human or animal.
      2. The physical aspect of a person as opposed to the spirit; the flesh.
      3. A corpse or carcass.
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. The state of being assembled.
      3. A group of persons gathered together for a common reason, as for a legislative, religious, educational, or social purpose.
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. The state of being assembled.
      3. A collection of people or things; a gathering.
    See also:

    collect

  3. A legally binding arrangement between parties

      1. A formal agreement, such as one between nations; a treaty.
      2. An arrangement between people; a compact.
      1. A binding agreement; a compact.
      2. A condition in a contract such as a deed or lease, nonperformance or violation of which gives rise to a cause of action for breach.
      3. A contract.
      1. An agreement between two or more parties, especially one that is written and enforceable by law.
      2. The writing or document containing such an agreement.
      3. The branch of law dealing with formal agreements between parties.
      1. Closely and firmly united or packed together; dense:
      2. Occupying little space compared with others of its type:
      3. Brief and to the point; concise:
      1. Something, such as a fetter, cord, or band, that binds, ties, or fastens things together.
      2. Confinement in prison; captivity.
      3. A uniting force or tie; a link:
      1. The act of agreeing:
      2. Harmony of opinion; accord:
      3. An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
    See also:

    agree

  4. A formal, usually written settlement between nations

      1. A formal written agreement between two or more nations.
      2. The document in which such an agreement is set down.
      3. Negotiation for the purpose of reaching an agreement.
      1. A formal agreement, such as one between nations; a treaty.
      2. An arrangement between people; a compact.
      1. Harmony or agreement of interests or feelings; accord.
      2. A treaty establishing peaceful relations.
      3. Agreement between words in person, number, gender, or case.
      1. The act of agreeing:
      2. Harmony of opinion; accord:
      3. An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
      1. To give or grant, especially as being due or appropriate:
      2. To cause to conform or agree; bring into harmony.
      3. To be in agreement, unity, or harmony.
  5. An accepted way of doing something

      1. The shape and structure of an object:
      2. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal; figure:
      3. A model of the human figure or part of it used for displaying clothes.
    See also:

    usual

Another word for convention

Noun
  1. An occasion at which members or delegates assemble

      1. A meeting for consultation or discussion.
      2. An exchange of views.
      3. A meeting of committees to settle differences between two legislative bodies.
      1. The act or process or an instance of coming together; an encounter.
      2. An assembly or gathering of people, as for a business, social, or religious purpose.
      1. The act of convoking.
      2. A group of people convoked, especially the members of a college or university community who are assembled for a ceremony.
      3. A clerical assembly of the Anglican Church similar to a synod but assembling only when called.
      1. The act of assembling.
      2. The state of being assembled.
      3. A group of persons gathered together for a common reason, as for a legislative, religious, educational, or social purpose.
    See also:

    gathering

  2. Custom

      1. The forms of ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats and heads of state.
      2. A code of correct conduct:
      3. The first copy of a treaty or other such document before its ratification.
      1. The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior:
      2. Something, such as a garment, that is in the current mode:
      3. Manner or mode; way:
      1. A recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behavior that is acquired through frequent repetition:
      2. An established disposition of the mind or character:
      3. Customary manner or practice:
      1. To do or perform habitually or customarily; make a habit of:
      2. To do or perform (something) repeatedly in order to acquire or polish a skill:
      3. To give lessons or repeated instructions to; drill:
    See also:

    custom

  3. An established mode of procedure

      1. Governing power or its possession or use; authority.
      2. The duration of such power.
      3. An authoritative, prescribed direction for conduct, especially one of the regulations governing procedure in a legislative body or a regulation observed by the players in a game, sport, or contest.
      1. A rule or principle prescribing a particular course of action or conduct.
      2. A direction or order issued by an authority; a writ, command, or process.
      1. A system of signals used to represent letters or numbers in transmitting messages.
      2. A system of symbols, letters, or words given certain arbitrary meanings, used for transmitting messages requiring secrecy or brevity.
      3. An access code.
      1. An ecclesiastical law or code of laws established by a church council.
      2. A secular law, rule, or code of law.
      3. An established principle: