Definitions for: Summon

[v] make ready for action or use; "marshal resources"
[v] call in an official matter, such as to attend court
[v] ask to come; "summon a lawyer"
[v] gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"

Webster (1913) Definition: Sum"mon, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Summoned; p. pr. & vb.
n. Summoning.] [OE. somonen, OF. sumundre, semondre, F.
semondre, from (assumed) LL. summon[e^]re, for L.
summon[=e]re to give a hint; sub under + monere to admonish,
to warn. See Monition, and cf. Submonish.]
1. To call, bid, or cite; to notify to come to appear; --
often with up.

Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood. --Shak.

Trumpets summon him to war. --Dryden.

2. To give notice to, or command to appear, as in court; to
cite by authority; as, to summon witnesses.

3. (Mil.) To call upon to surrender, as a fort.

Syn: To call; cite; notify; convene; convoke; excite; invite;
bid. See Call.

Synonyms: cite, come up, marshal, mobilise, mobilize, muster, muster up, rally, summons

See Also: beckon, buzz, call, collect, collect, convene, convoke, demand, garner, garner, gather, gather, page, pull together, pull together, send for, vouch, vouch in

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