transitive verb
1) (call upon) rufen (to zu); holen [Hilfe]; zusammenrufen [Aktionäre]
2) (call by authority) zu sich zitieren; einberufen [Parlament]
3) (Law): (to court) vorladen [Angeklagten, Zeugen]
Phrasal Verbs:
-">summon up
* * *
(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.) (zusammen)rufen, vorladen
* * *
1. (call)
to \summon sb jdn rufen [o zu sich dat bestellen]; LAW jdn [vor]laden
to \summon a council/meeting einen Rat/eine Versammlung einberufen
to be \summoned to appear in court vor Gericht geladen werden
to \summon sb to appear as witness jdn als Zeugen laden
2. (demand)
to \summon help Hilfe holen
3. (gather)
to \summon up the courage/the strength to do sth den Mut/die Kraft aufbringen, etw zu tun
* * *
1) servant etc (herbei)rufen, kommen lassen, herbeizitieren; police, fire brigade etc (herbei)rufen; help holen; members zusammenrufen; meeting, Parliament einberufen

the King summoned his ministers — der König rief seine Minister zusammen

he was summoned back — er wurde zurückgerufen

to be summoned into sb's presence — zu jdm befohlen or zitiert (iro) werden

a bell summoned them to their work — eine Glocke rief sie zur Arbeit

2) (JUR) vorladen

summon the next witness! — rufen Sie den nächsten Zeugen (auf)!


to summon the courage/strength to do sth — den Mut/die Kraft aufbringen, etw zu tun

* * *
summon [ˈsʌmən] v/t
1. auffordern, -rufen (beide:
to do zu tun)
2. rufen, (zu sich) bestellen, kommen lassen, herzitieren
3. JUR (vor)laden
4. eine Konferenz etc einberufen
5. oft summon up seine Kraft, seinen Mut etc zusammennehmen, aufbieten: courage
* * *
transitive verb
1) (call upon) rufen (to zu); holen [Hilfe]; zusammenrufen [Aktionäre]
2) (call by authority) zu sich zitieren; einberufen [Parlament]
3) (Law): (to court) vorladen [Angeklagten, Zeugen]
Phrasal Verbs:
* * *
auffordern v.
vorladen v.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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