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English verb: summon

1. summon (communication) call in an official matter, such as to attend court


Synonymscite, summons


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)call, send for


Narrower (hyponym)demand, vouch

2. summon (communication) ask to come


SamplesSummon a lawyer.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)call, send for


Narrower (hyponym)beckon, buzz, convene, convoke, page

3. summon (contact) gather or bring together


SamplesMuster the courage to do something.
She rallied her intellect.
Summon all your courage.


Synonymscome up, muster, muster up, rally


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)collect, garner, gather, pull together

4. summon (change) make ready for action or use


SamplesMarshal resources.


Synonymsmarshal, mobilise, mobilize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)collect, garner, gather, pull together









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