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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Call in an official matter, such as to attend court; To call up.

Usage examples (35)
  • We love music for the buried hopes, the garnered memories, the tender feelings it can summon at a touch.
  • summon a lawyer
  • So you, de Marmont, had best go straight away to the Hôtel de Ville and in my name summon the préfet to appear before me.
  • His lawyers said the summon might be a trap as they had received information that Susno would be named a suspect. for more
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