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Noun: summoning  sú-mu-ning
  1. Calling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations
    - evocation
Verb: summon  sú-mun
  1. Call in an official matter, such as to attend court
    - summons, cite
  2. Ask to come
    "summon a lawyer"
  3. Cause to become available for use, either literally or figuratively
    "running into an old friend summoned up memories of her childhood";
    - call up
  4. Gather or bring together
    "Summon all your courage";
    - muster, rally, come up, muster up
  5. Make ready for action or use
    "summon resources";
    - mobilize, mobilise [Brit], marshal

Derived forms: summonings

Type of: call, collect, conjuration, conjuring, conjury, create, garner, gather, invocation, make, pull together, send for

Part of: dispossession, exorcism

Encyclopedia: Summoning