- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)v. t. call [for], send for; cite, arraign, subpoena; convoke; rouse, invoke, evoke. See command, lawsuit, extraction.—n. subpoena, warrant, writ; call, invitation. See lawsuit, request.II(Roget's IV) v.1. [To call]Syn. request, beckon, send for, bid, ask, draft, petition, signal, motion, sign, order, command, direct, enjoin, invoke, conjure up, muster, ring, rouse, charge, recall, call in, call for, call out, call forth, call up, call away, call down, subpoena, summons*, volunteer*.2. [To convene]Syn. call together, convoke, gather; see assemble 2 .See Synonym Study at call .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.1. call for call in, beckon, request one's presence, invite, send for, subpoena, order to appear, page, muster, assemble, convene, rally.2. gather collect, rouse, call up, invoke, muster up.IV(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To bring together: assemble, call, cluster, collect1, congregate, convene, convoke, gather, get together, group, muster, round up. See COLLECT. 2. To demand to appear, come, or assemble: call, convene, convoke, muster, send for. See REQUEST. 3. To call forth or bring out (something latent, hidden, or unexpressed): draw (out), educe, elicit, evoke. See SHOW.
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