verb (used with object)
- summit meeting,
- summum bonam,
- summum bonum,
- sumner, charles
Origin of summon
Examples from the Web for summoned
He has been summoned from the command post the NYPD has maintained for a decade just up the street.
So outraged he swung into action and summoned the former Baltimore Ravens running back to the NFL Vatican on Park Avenue.
Shostakovich was briefly in Moscow, and he was summoned to the theater.
ISIS had summoned him from the Talesh area in the Guilan province north of Tehran, to perform the unholy duty.
Cheap help could also be summoned from graduate students needing credit and/or work-study hours.College Football Fattens Players Up and Then Abandons Them|Evin Demirel|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Either the militia must be called out or volunteers must be summoned for the purpose.The History of the Confederate War, Its Causes and Its Conduct, Volume I (of 2)|George Cary Eggleston
When the fatal date arrived, the Bey summoned the leader of the orchestra before him.In the Land of Mosques & Minarets|Francis Miltoun
Before this council Godwin and his sons were summoned to appear without an escort, and unarmed.History of the Anglo-Saxons|Thomas Miller
Preston appears also singlehanded to have climbed the wall of the Tower, and have summoned the guard to surrender.A History of England, Period III.|Rev. J. Franck Bright
He summoned Claude Perrault and ordered him to begin work at once.Old and New Paris, v. 1|Henry Sutherland Edwards
Word Origin for summon
c.1200, from Anglo-French, Old French sumundre "summon," from Vulgar Latin *summundre "to call, cite," from Latin summonere "hint to," from sub "under" + monere "warn, advise" (see monitor (n.)). Summons "authoritative call to be at a certain place for a certain purpose" is late 13c., from Old French sumunse, noun use of fem. past participle of somondre. Summoner "petty officer who cites persons to appear in court" is from early 14c.; contracted form sumner is from mid-14c.