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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Convive A quest at a banquet.
    • v. i Convive To feast together; to be convivial. "There, in the full, convive we."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • convive To feast.
    • n convive A boon companion; one who is convivial; a guest at table.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Convive (Shak.) to feast together
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. convivari,; akin to convivium, a feast, convivere, to live or feast together; con-, + vivere, to live
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—convivium, a living together, a feast—con, together, and vivĕre, to live.


In literature:

It was late when the strangely assorted convives separated.
"A Fascinating Traitor" by Richard Henry Savage
Each dish exactly matched the three convives.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
His astonishing convival and conversational powers began to declare themselves.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine" by Various
The convives took their seats amidst ominous silence.
"The Red Room" by August Strindberg
Son oncle rougit de sa simplicite, et les convives baisserent tous les yeux sans daigner repondre a cette betise.
"Modern Painters Vol. III." by John Ruskin