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Meaning of SUMMON

Pronunciation:  'sumun

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

SUMMON is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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}.