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1. summon

verb. ['ˈsʌmən'] call in an official matter, such as to attend court.

Synonyms

  • vouch
  • summons
  • cite
  • send for
  • call

Antonyms

  • go
  • descend
  • set
  • go off

Etymology

  • somoundre (Anglo-Norman)
  • summoneo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Summon

  • wagaman
  • grumman
  • luhmann
  • luhman
  • buhman

How do you pronounce summon?

Pronounce summon as ˈsəmən.

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Sentences with summon


1. Verb, base form
The Phoenix Pinion will allow Eiko to summon the eidolon Phoenix when she joins your party later on.

Quotes about summon


1. Frank stared at him. "Unfair? You can breathe underwater and blow up glaciers and summon freaking hurricanes-and it's unfair that I can be an elephant?"Percy considered. "Okay. I guess you got a point. But the next time I say you're totally beast-""Just shut up,"Frank said. "Please."Percy cracked a smile.
- Rick Riordan, The Son of Neptune

2. So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
- Christopher Reeve

3. At times , he didn't understand the meaning of the Koran's words . But he said he liked the enhancing sounds the arabic words made as they rolled off his tongue . He said they comforted him , eased his heart . "They'll comfort you too . Mrariam jo , "he said . "You can summon then in your time of your need , and they won't fail you . God's words will never betray you , my girl . (pg.17)
- Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns

2. summon

verb. ['ˈsʌmən'] ask to come.

Synonyms

  • page
  • buzz
  • send for
  • call
  • convene
  • beckon

Antonyms

  • diverge
  • decrease
  • demobilize
  • verso

Etymology

  • somoundre (Anglo-Norman)
  • summoneo (Latin)

3. summon

verb. ['ˈsʌmən'] make ready for action or use.

Synonyms

  • gather
  • mobilise
  • mobilize
  • marshal
  • garner
  • pull together

Antonyms

  • give
  • undue
  • demobilization
  • fall

Etymology

  • somoundre (Anglo-Norman)
  • summoneo (Latin)

4. summon

verb. ['ˈsʌmən'] gather or bring together.

Synonyms

  • muster up
  • collect
  • muster
  • come up
  • gather
  • garner
  • rally

Antonyms

  • recto
  • idle
  • inactivity
  • cause to sleep

Etymology

  • somoundre (Anglo-Norman)
  • summoneo (Latin)
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