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summon

verb advocare, appellare, beckon, bid, call for, call for the presence of, call forth, call into action, call to witness, call with authority, charge, cite, command, command to appear, compel attendance, demand, give orders, issue a command, issue a court directive, issue process, nooify to appear, order, order to appear, require compliance, require to attend, send for, subpoena
Associated concepts: summon to appear in court
See also: charge, compel, convene, evoke, invoke, prosecute, request, require, serve, subpoena

TO SUMMON, practice. The act by which a defendant is notified by a competent officer, that an action has been instituted against him, and that he is required to answer to it at a time and place named. This is done either by giving the defendant a copy of the summons, or leaving it at his house; or by reading the summons to him.

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THQ spokeswoman Liz Pieri said the company has several other titles in development for the new console, but only Summoner has a release date right now.
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But the more powerful processor in the new generation of game consoles is making it possible to develop higher quality games, said Jim Boone, senior producer for the role-playing game Summoner, the first game THQ plans to release for PlayStation 2.