toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

summon
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

12 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
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 Ring of the Enemy would leave its mark, too, leave him open to the summons.
    1.2 — Book 1 Chapter 2 — The Shadow of the Past (75% in)
  • He had hardly finished speaking when they were summoned to the hall by the ringing of many bells.
    2.1 — Book 2 Chapter 1 — Many Meetings (41% in)
  • Master Elrond will summon us all ere long, I believe, and then we shall all hear many things.
    2.1 — Book 2 Chapter 1 — Many Meetings (53% in)
  • He is a strange creature, but maybe I should have summoned him to our Council.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — The Council of Elrond (82% in)
  • It is hardly possible to separate you from him, even when he is summoned to a secret council and you are not.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — The Council of Elrond (**% in)
  • Elrond summoned the hobbits to him.
    2.3 — Book 2 Chapter 3 — The Ring Goes South (15% in)
  • A shuddering howl broke from him, as if he were a captain summoning his pack to the assault.
    2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — A Journey in the Dark (15% in)
  • The widest was more than seven feet across, and it was long before Pippin could summon enough courage to leap over the dreadful gap.
    2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — A Journey in the Dark (67% in)
  • I it was who first summoned the White Council.
    2.7 — Book 2 Chapter 7 — The Mirror of Galadriel (30% in)
  • Chapter 8 Farewell to Lorien That night the Company was again summoned to the chamber of Celeborn, and there the Lord and Lady greeted them with fair words.
    2.8 — Book 2 Chapter 8 — Farewell to Lorien (0% in)
  • Here those who wish may await the oncoming of the hour till either the ways of the world lie open again. or we summon them to the last need of Lorien.
    2.8 — Book 2 Chapter 8 — Farewell to Lorien (2% in)
  • For he believed that the message of the dreams was a summons, and that the hour had come at last when the heir of Elendil should come forth and strive with Sauron for the mastery.
    2.8 — Book 2 Chapter 8 — Farewell to Lorien (14% in)

There are no more uses of "summon" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®