Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To command to appear; call; send for; arouse; bid.

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Usage examples "summon":

  1. " she added, trying to summon her English, of which she had plenty of a sort, though not always at hand. - "Warlock o' Glenwarlock", George MacDonald.
  2. Julia saw that she must submit to the mortification of seeing her father at Mrs. Crane’ s dinner table, and with a beating heart she heard the bell summon them to the dining room. - "Tempest and Sunshine", Mary J. Holmes.
  3. You summon no energy and purpose. - "A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution", Charles Dickens.