(to order to come or appear: He was summoned to appear in court; The head teacher summoned her to his room; A meeting was summoned.) convocar
summon vb llamar
she summoned everyone to her office llamó a todos a su despacho
transitive verb
1 (person) llamar; (meeting, parliament) convocar
2 SMALLLAW/SMALL citar, emplazar
summon ['sʌmən] vt
1) call: convocar (una reunión, etc.), llamar (a una persona)
2) : citar (en derecho)
to summon up : armarse de (valor, etc.)
to summon up one's strength: reunir fuerzas
apercibir v.
aplazar v.
citar v.
convocar v.
emplazar v.
encartar v.
evocar v.
llamar v.
requerir v.
transitive verb
a) (send for) \<\<servant/waiter\>\> llamar, mandar llamar (AmL); \<\<police/doctor\>\> llamar; \<\<help/reinforcements\>\> pedir*; \<\<meeting/parliament\>\> convocar*
b) (Law) \<\<witness/defendant\>\> citar, emplazar*
Phrasal Verbs:
VT [+ servant, doctor etc] llamar; [+ meeting] convocar; [+ aid] pedir; (Jur) citar, emplazar

to be summoned to sb's presence — ser llamado a la presencia de algn

they summoned me to advise them — me llamaron para que les aconsejara

to summon a town to surrender — hacer una llamada a una ciudad para que se rinda

* * *
transitive verb
a) (send for) \<\<servant/waiter\>\> llamar, mandar llamar (AmL); \<\<police/doctor\>\> llamar; \<\<help/reinforcements\>\> pedir*; \<\<meeting/parliament\>\> convocar*
b) (Law) \<\<witness/defendant\>\> citar, emplazar*
Phrasal Verbs:

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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  • summon — sum·mon vt: to command by service of a summons to appear in court Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. summon I …   Law dictionary

  • summon — summon, summons Summon is a verb only, whereas summons is a noun and verb. A summons (plural summonses) is an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, and to summons someone is to issue them with a summons. Summon is the ordinary word… …   Modern English usage

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  • summon — c.1200, from Anglo Fr., O.Fr. sumundre summon, from V.L. *summundre to call, cite, from L. summonere hint to, from sub under + monere warn, advise (see MONITOR (Cf. monitor) (n.)). Summons authoritative call to be at a certain place for a certa …   Etymology dictionary

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  • summon up — index evoke, recall (remember), recollect, remember Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • summon — UK US /ˈsʌmən/ verb [T] ► MEETINGS to officially tell someone to be in a particular place, or be present for a particular purpose: be summoned to sth »Intelligence officials were summoned to Capitol Hill today to talk about global security… …   Financial and business terms

  • summon — [v] call to a place arouse, ask, assemble, beckon, beep, bid, call, call back, call for, call forth, call in, call into action, call together, call upon, charge, cite, command, conjure, convene, convoke, direct, draft, draw on, enjoin, gather,… …   New thesaurus

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