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Borrowed from Latin advenire (“to come to, arrive at”), from ad (“to”) + venire (“to come”). Compare convene, intervene, supervene.
advene (third-person singular simple present advenes, present participle advening, simple past and past participle advened)
- (rare) To accede or to come to; to be superadded to, to be added to something or become a part of it, though inessential.
- advene in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- advene in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911