used in Frankenstein
only 1 use
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to call forth
The exact meaning of summon
can depend upon its context. For example:
- "summon to court" — officially demand that someone appear in court (call them to court)
- "summon the team to a meeting" — call upon the team members to attend a meeting
- "summon help" — call others to come and help
- "summon her courage" — call forth her courage from within
- The next morning, at daybreak, I summoned sufficient courage and unlocked the door of my laboratory.
Chapter 20 (57% in)
There are no more uses of "summon" in Frankenstein.