Meaning of summon
Pronunciation: (sum'un), [key]
- to call upon to do something specified.
- to call for the presence of, as by command, message, or signal; call.
- to call or notify to appear at a specified place, esp. before a court: to summon a defendant.
- to authorize or order a gathering of; call together by authority, as for deliberation or action: to summon parliament.
- to call into action; rouse; call forth (often. fol. by up): to summon all one's courage.
- summon (Thesaurus)