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- summon: see monster
- summon (v.)
- c. 1200, "call, send for, ask the presence of," especially "call, cite, or notify by authority to be at a certain place at a certain time" (late 13c.), from Anglo-French sumunre and directly from Old French somonre, variant of sumundre, somondre "summon," from Vulgar Latin *summundre "to call, cite," from Latin summonere "hint to, remind privately," from sub "under" (see sub-) + monere "warn, advise" (see monitor (n.)). In part also from Medieval Latin use of summonere. Meaning "arouse, excite to action" is from 1580s. Related: Summoned; summoning.
- 1. We couldn't even summon up the energy to open the envelope.
- 2. The oddest events will summon up memories.
- 3. It took her a full month to summon the courage to tell her mother.
- 4. He could not summon ( up ) the courage to tell them about it.
- 5. Mr Rushworth, shall we summon a council on this lawn?
- 罗什渥兹先生, 我们就在这块草地上开个会 怎么样 ?
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