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Synonyms of 'summon'

(verb) 
Definition
to call upon (someone) to do something
Howe summoned a doctor and hurried over.
Synonyms
send for
,
call
The group promised to call a meeting of shareholders.
,
bid
I dare say he did as he was bidden.
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invite
She invited him to her birthday party.
, ,
assemble
The assembled multitude cheered as the leaders arrived.
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convene
He convened a meeting of all the managers.
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call together
,
convoke (formal)
(verb) 
Definition
to call into action (one's strength, courage, etc.)
We couldn't even summon up the energy to open the envelope.
Synonyms
gather
You must gather your strength for the journey.
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muster
The general had mustered his troops north of the border.
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draw on
, ,
mobilize
We must try to mobilize international support.
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call into action

Additional synonyms

in the sense of assemble
Definition
to collect or gather together
The assembled multitude cheered as the leaders arrived.
Synonyms
bring together,
round up,
come together,
call together,
foregather,
convoke (formal)
in the sense of bid
Definition
to order
I dare say he did as he was bidden.
in the sense of call
The group promised to call a meeting of shareholders.

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