summons synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term summons:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bidding, summons(noun)

    a request to be present

    command, bid, bidding, process, dictation, summons

  2. summons(noun)

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

    bidding, process

  3. summons, process(verb)

    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

    process, bidding, unconscious process, cognitive operation, cognitive process, operation, procedure, mental process, physical process, outgrowth, appendage, summons

  4. summon, summons, cite(verb)

    call in an official matter, such as to attend court

    abduce, summon, muster up, reference, marshal, bring up, mention, name, advert, come up, muster, mobilise, quote, mobilize, summons, cite, refer, adduce, rally

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. summons(n.)

    citation, official call or notice

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

summonses, subpoena, convening, subpoenas, citation, quotation, convocation, writ, citations