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Pronunciation

Etymology

From Anglo-Norman, from Old French sumundre, from Vulgar Latin *summundre, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] summonere (sub + monere)

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Verb

Infinitive
to summon

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to summon (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

(transitive)

  1. To call people together; to convene.
    • 2007. Zerzan, John. Silence.
      Silence is primary, summoning presence to itself; so it's a connection to the realm of origin.
  2. To ask someone to come; to send for.
  3. (law) To order someone to appear in court, especially by issuing a summons.

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