Synonyms for convention

Synonyms for (noun) convention

Synonyms: convening, convention

Definition: the act of convening

Similar words: gathering, assemblage, assembly

Definition: the social act of assembling

Usage: they demanded the right of assembly


Synonyms: convention, conventionalism, conventionality

Definition: orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional

Similar words: orthodoxy

Definition: the quality of being orthodox (especially in religion)


Synonyms: convention, formula, pattern, normal, rule

Definition: something regarded as a normative example

Usage: the convention of not naming the main character; violence is the rule not the exception; his formula for impressing visitors

Similar words: practice

Definition: knowledge of how something is usually done

Usage: it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner


Synonyms: convention

Definition: (diplomacy) an international agreement

Similar words: pact, treaty, accord

Definition: a written agreement between two states or sovereigns


Synonyms: convention

Definition: a large formal assembly

Usage: political convention

Similar words: group meeting, meeting

Definition: a formally arranged gathering

Usage: next year the meeting will be in Chicago; the meeting elected a chairperson