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summoning, present participle; summoned, past tense; summons, 3rd person singular present; summoned, past participle;
  1. Authoritatively or urgently call on (someone) to be present, esp. as a defendant or witness in a law court
    • - the pope summoned Anselm to Rome
  2. Urgently demand (help)
    • - she summoned medical assistance
  3. Call people to attend (a meeting)
    • - he summoned a meeting of head delegates
  4. Bring to the surface (a particular quality or reaction) from within oneself
    • - she managed to summon up a smile
  5. Call an image to mind
    • - names that summon up images of far-off places

  1. call in an official matter, such as to attend court
  2. ask to come; "summon a lawyer"
  3. muster: gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"
  4. mobilize: make ready for action or use; "marshal resources"
  5. (summoning) evocation: calling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations
  6. (summons) bidding: a request to be present; "they came at his bidding"
  7. Conjuration in traditional and most contemporary usage refers to a magical act of invoking spirits or using incantations or charms to cast magical spells. In the context of legerdemain, it may also refer to the performance of illusion or magic tricks for show. ...
  8. Though each Final Fantasy story is independent, many aspects of gameplay have remained relatively consistent throughout the series.
  9. The Summoned is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Angel.
  10. (Summoning (band)) Summoning is an Austrian black metal band. They are known in part due to their extensive use of J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth mythology as lyrical subject.
  11. Legally, a summons (also known in England and Wales as a claim form) is a legal document issued by a court (a judicial summons) or by an administrative agency of government (an administrative summons) for various purposes.
  12. (The Summoning (video game)) The Summoning is an isometric-view computer role-playing game developed by Event Horizon (later renamed DreamForge) and published by SSI in 1992.
  13. To call people together; to convene; To ask someone to come; to send for; To order someone to appear in court, especially by issuing a summons
  14. ("Summoning") A picture of someone "summoning" a fire spirit into existence. It often appears between their hands. The original was "Al Gore Summons a Fire Spirit!!!!!" by Phange and did not feature the Two Towers trailer theme that came to be associated with the ''summoning'' YTMNDs. ...
  15. (Summoning) An ancient art which originally involved summoning creatures to the aid of the summoner. Though over time it has been "corrupted" as summoners have sought out new ways to increase their power and is today used almost exclusively to summon demons or raw energy from the outer planes. ...
  16. (Summoning) Spirits describes the specific attributes and abilities of 50 entities that you can evoke to uncover valuable knowledge, and who will help you succeed in nearly any task, magical or mundane.
  17. (Summoning) is the process of calling an entity or spirit. It is not always 100% accurate when used simply as a call to an Angel, for example. The more specific you are in summoning the better off you are. ...
  18. (Summons) A document made by a court which initiates legal proceedings.
  19. (Summons) A document notifying a party of a court action and requiring that a party respond within a certain time frame.  It is issued by the clerk of court and usually is served by the sheriff or by certified mail to the individual named on the summons.  It is typically served with the complaint.
  20. (summons) An official form that accuses you of breaking a law and demands that you pay a fine, if you're guilty, or appear in court to explain, if you're not.
  21. (Summons) The court?s official notice to the defendant that he must respond to the attached complaint or petition.
  22. (Summons) Court order used to bring a person accused of a minor crime to court.
  23. (Summons) A legal document served on a person that directs a person to respond to a complaint and warning that person of the possible consequences for failing to respond to the complaint.
  24. (summons) A form used to commence a civil action and acquire jurisdiction over a party
  25. (Summons) Most importantly, the usual form of writ in the Court of Session issued in name of the sovereign and containing a royal mandate to messengers-at arms to cite the defender to the Court of Session.