HyperDic: summon

English > 5 senses of the word summon:
VERBcommunicationsummon, summons, citecall in an official matter, such as to attend court
communicationsummonask to come
creationsummon, call upcause to become available for use, either literally or figuratively
contactsummon, muster, rally, come up, muster upgather or bring together
changesummon, mobilize, mobilise, marshalmake ready for action or use
summon > pronunciation
Soundssah'mahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > summon: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningcall in an official matter, such as to attend court.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymssummons, cite
Narrowerdemandsummon to court
vouchsummon (a vouchee) into court to warrant or defend a title
Broadercall, send forOrder, request, or command to come
Spanishcitar, convocar, emplazar, invitar
Catalancitar, convocar, invitar
English > summon: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningask to come.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"summon a lawyer"
Narrowerbeckonsummon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture
buzzCall with a buzzer
convoke, conveneCall together
pageContact, as with a pager or by calling somebody's name over a P.A. system
Broadercall, send forOrder, request, or command to come
Spanishcitar, llamar
Catalancridar, fer venir
Nounssummoningcalling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations
English > summon: 5 senses > verb 3, creation
MeaningCause to become available for use, either literally or figuratively.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "running into an old friend summoned up memories of her childhood"
Synonymcall up
Narrowerraise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forthSummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
English > summon: 5 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningGather or bring together.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "Summon all your courage"
Synonymsmuster, rally, come up, muster up
Broadergather, garner, collect, pull togetherAssemble or get together
Spanishavenir, concentrar, conseguir, juntar, reunir, unir
English > summon: 5 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningmake ready for action or use.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsmobilize, mobilise, marshal
Broadergather, garner, collect, pull togetherAssemble or get together
Spanishconvocar, emplazar, mobilizar, movilizar
Catalanaplegar, convocar, mobilitzar

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