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Synonyms of summons

Noun


1. bidding, summons, invitation

usage: a request to be present; "they came at his bidding"

2. summons, order

usage: an order to appear in person at a given place and time

3. summons, process, writ, judicial writ

usage: a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant

Verb


1. summon, summons, cite, call, send for

usage: call in an official matter, such as to attend court

Verb


1. summon, summons, cite, call, send for

usage: call in an official matter, such as to attend court

2. summon, summons, cite, call, send for

usage: ask to come; "summon a lawyer"

3. summon, call, send for

usage: gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"

4. muster, rally, summon, come up, muster up, gather, garner, collect, pull together

usage: make ready for action or use; "marshal resources"

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