Translation of "summon" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (ORDER) 命令 uk us /ˈsʌm.ən/

to order someone to come to or be present at a particular place, or to officially arrange a meeting of people

General Rattigan summoned reinforcements to help resist the attack. 拉蒂根将军命令增援部队协助抵挡进攻。
humorous I'm afraid I'll have to go - I'm being summoned by my wife. 恐怕我得走了——我妻子命令我回去了。
On July 20th, the council was summoned to hear an emergency report on its finances. 7月20日,理事会被临时召集起来听取有关财务问题的紧急报告。

(Translation of “summon verb (ORDER)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)