Simple Definition of summon
: to order (someone) to come to a place
: to order (someone) to appear in a court of law
: to ask for (someone or something) to come : to send or call for (someone or something)
Full Definition of summon
sum·monedsum·mon·ing play \ˈsə-mə-niŋ, ˈsəm-niŋ\
Examples of summon
The queen summoned him back to the palace.
<without explanation, the managing editor summoned me to his office>
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