Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
Sum"mon (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Summoned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Summoning.] [OE. somonen, OF. sumundre, semondre, F. semondre, from (assumed) LL. summon&ecr;re, for L. summonēre to give a hint; sub under + monere to admonish, to warn. See Monition, and cf. Submonish.]
1. To call, bid, or cite; to notify to come to appear; -- often with up.
Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood.
Trumpets summon him to war.
2. To give notice to, or command to appear, as in court; to cite by authority; as, to summon witnesses.
3. (Mil.) To call upon to surrender, as a fort.
Syn. -- To call; cite; notify; convene; convoke; excite; invite; bid. See Call.
result(s) from the 1828
SUM''MON, v.t. [L. submoneo; sub and moneo.]1. To call, cite or notify by authority to appear at a place specified, or to attend in person to some public duty, or both; as, to summon a jury; to summon witnesses. The parliament is summoned by the king''s writ or letter. Nor trumpets summon him to war.2. To give notice to a person to appear in court and defend.3. To call or command. Love,duty, safety summon us away.4. To call up; to excite into action or exertion; with up. Summon up all your strength or courage. Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood.