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summon verb

1 order a person to come to a place

ADV. duly | hastily, urgently | back

PREP. for She was duly summoned for an interview. | from He has been summoned from New York to give evidence at the trial. | to She was summoned back to his office.

2 find sth that you need

ADV. barely, hardly He could hardly summon the strength to stand up. | up

VERB + SUMMON can/could | try to | manage to She managed to summon up a smile.