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Another word for summon

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Verb
  1. To bring together

    See also:

    collect

  2. To demand to appear, come, or assemble

    See also:

    request

  3. To call forth or bring out (something latent, hidden, or unexpressed)

      1. To give rise to; draw forth; produce:
      2. To call to mind, as by suggestion, association, or reference:
      3. To create anew, especially by means of the imagination:
      1. To call forth, draw out, or provoke (a response or reaction, for example):
      1. To draw or bring out; elicit.
      2. To infer or work out from given facts:
      1. To cause to move after or toward one by applying continuous force; drag:
      2. To cause to move in a given direction or to a given position, as by leading:
      3. To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
    See also:

    show

Another word for summon

Verb
  1. To call

      1. A person who performs or offers to perform a service voluntarily:
      2. A person who chooses to enter a branch of the military without being drafted or forced to do so by law.
      3. A person who works without pay or assumes an obligation to which he or she is not a party or otherwise interested.
      1. A call by an authority to appear, come, or do something.
      2. An order or process directing a person, especially a defendant in a case, to appear in court.
      3. An order or process directing a person to report to court as a potential juror.
      1. An order issued under the authority of a court, commanding a person to appear in court on a particular date, usually to give testimony in a legal case.
      2. To serve or summon with such a writ.
      1. The act or an instance of summoning reserve military personnel to active service.
      1. An order or telephone call summoning a military unit, the police, or an emergency crew to a specified place.
      2. A distinct area of text separated from the main text of a document to emphasize items of noteworthy attention.
      3. An item, as in a list, included in such an area or otherwise identified as noteworthy.
      1. To shout out in order to summon (a person).
      2. To ask for in a loud voice.
      3. (figuratively) To request, demand.
      1. Being in a format such that listeners or viewers are invited to have their phone conversations with the host or guests on a show broadcast to other listeners:
      2. A viewer's or listener's phone conversation with or phone call to the host of such a show.
      3. A viewer or listener making such a call.
      1. To ask or order to return:
      2. To remember; recollect:
      3. To be reminiscent of; seem similar to:
      1. To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on:
      2. To instruct or urge authoritatively; command:
      3. To instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
      1. To wake (someone) up.
      2. To cause (someone) to be active, attentive, or excited; stir up.
      3. To give rise to; bring about:
      1. A circular object, form, line, or arrangement.
      2. A small circular band, generally made of precious metal and often set with jewels, worn on the finger.
      3. A circular band used for carrying, holding, or containing something:
      1. To call (troops) together, as for inspection.
      2. To cause to come together; gather:
      3. To bring into existence or readiness; summon up:
      1. (idiomatic) To create or produce something, seemingly magically.
      2. (idiomatic) To generate (an image or an idea) in one's mind.
      1. To call on (a higher power) for assistance, support, or inspiration:
      2. To appeal to or cite in support or justification.
      3. To call for earnestly; solicit:
      1. To direct (a person) to do something; order or urge:
      2. To require or impose (an action or behavior, for example) with authority and emphasis; prescribe.
      3. To prohibit or forbid:
      1. To manage or regulate the business or affairs of; be in charge of:
      2. To supervise or oversee (an activity or process):
      3. To give guidance and instruction to (actors or musicians, for example) in the rehearsal and performance of a work.
      1. To direct with authority; give orders to.
      2. To have control or authority over; rule:
      3. To have at one's disposal:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. Something that suggests the presence or existence of a fact, condition, or quality:
      2. An act or gesture used to convey an idea, a desire, information, or a command:
      3. Sign language.
      1. The act or process of changing position or place.
      2. A meaningful or expressive change in the position of the body or a part of the body; a gesture.
      3. Active operation:
      1. An indicator, such as a gesture or colored light, that serves as a means of communication.
      2. A message communicated by such means.
      3. Something that incites action:
      1. A solemn supplication or request, especially to a superior authority; an entreaty.
      2. A formal written document requesting a right or benefit from a person or group in authority.
      3. A formal written application seeking a court's intervention and action on a matter:
      1. A current of air in an enclosed area.
      2. A device that regulates the flow or circulation of air.
      3. The act of pulling loads; traction.
      1. To put a question to:
      2. To seek an answer to:
      3. To seek information about:
      1. To offer or propose (an amount) as a price.
      2. To auction (a contract):
      3. To offer (someone) membership, as in a group or club:
      1. To order or summon (a person) to one's presence.
      2. To send away for, to request a delivery of.
      1. To signal or summon, as by nodding or waving.
      2. To attract because of an inviting or enticing appearance:
      3. To make a signaling or summoning gesture.
      1. To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
      2. To ask (a person) to do something:
      3. An act of asking for something.
  2. To convene