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tr.v. sum·moned, sum·mon·ing, sum·mons
a. To call together; convene: summon a meeting of officials. See Synonyms at call.
b. To request to appear; send for: summon a doctor to help an injured man.
2. To order to take a specified action; bid: summon the captain to surrender.
a. To bring to mind or remember. Often used with up: We tried to summon up an image of our childhood friend.
b. To cause one to think of (something); evoke. Often used with up: "Badly cured hippie fur ... maté, and paraffin heating oil are the scents that summon up my remembrance of the late sixties" (Judith Thurman).
4. To bring into existence or readiness. Often used with up: "He summoned up a smile, though it seemed to take all his strength" (Colin Turnbull).

[Middle English somonden, from Old French somondre, from Vulgar Latin *summonere, from Latin summonēre, to remind privately, hint to : sub-, secretly; see sub- + monēre, to warn; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

sum′mon·er n.


someone who summons (a person to a place)
References in classic literature ?
A summoner was a person who went to summon or call people to appear before the Church courts when they had done wrong.
The sheriff, who is the summoner of ordinary juries, and the clerks of courts, who have the nomination of special juries, are themselves standing officers, and, acting individually, may be supposed more accessible to the touch of corruption than the judges, who are a collective body.
He followed his summoner with increasing doubt, which was not dispelled by a solemn comicality in the scene of the study.
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The romance borders on saccharine, however, when compared with Alexa's narrative of the threats to her life that "if I didn't escape, he was going to have The Summoner bleed me to death to try to ensure his victory.
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On the day of his proposal Matt himself had been dressed as Summoner from The League of Legends computer game and sported a long purple coat with a gold trim.
The Sergeant and the Summoner were watching over them.
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I will explore the ways in which Chaucer synthesises the elements of fabliau and anti-fraternal satire in The Summoneds Tale to examine how he uses the broad, physical comedy of fabliau as a vehicle for ridiculing not just one particular friar, but the ecclesiastical function and duties of friars in general: what the Summoner refers to as the friar's 'office'.
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