Summon



verb (used with object)
1.
to call upon to do something specified.
2.
to call for the presence of, as by command, message, or signal; call.
3.
to call or notify to appear at a specified place, especially before a court:
to summon a defendant.
4.
to authorize or order a gathering of; call together by authority, as for deliberation or action:
to summon parliament.
5.
to call into action; rouse; call forth (often. followed by up):
to summon all one’s courage.
verb (transitive)
1.
to order to come; send for, esp to attend court, by issuing a summons
2.
to order or instruct (to do something) or call (to something): the bell summoned them to their work
3.
to call upon to meet or convene
4.
(often foll by up) to muster or gather (one’s strength, courage, etc)

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