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Synonyms for summons
ˈsʌm ənz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bidding, summons(noun)

    a request to be present

    "they came at his bidding"

    Synonyms:
    command, bid, bidding, process, dictation

  2. summons(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    process, bidding, unconscious process, cognitive operation, cognitive process, operation, procedure, mental process, physical process, outgrowth, appendage

  4. summon, summons, cite(verb)

    call in an official matter, such as to attend court

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. summons(n.)

    Synonyms:
    citation, official call or notice

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce summons?

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Daniel
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Veena
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How to say summons in sign language?

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How to use summons in a sentence?

  1. John Dryden:

    All human things are subject to decay, and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.

  2. Jerry Garry:

    There will be summons to pay compensation. There will be other punishment imposed by CEPA. I'm really not too sure as to what the nature of the penalties may be.

  3. John Dryden:

    All human things are subject to decay,And, when Fate summons, monarchs must obeyThis Flecknoe found, who like Augustus youngWas call'd to empire, and had govern'd longIn prose and verse, was own'd, without disputeThrough all the realms of nonsense, absolute.

  4. Agatha Christie:

    I live now on borrowed time, waiting in the anteroom for the summons that will inevitably come. And then - I go on to the next thing, whatever it is. One doesn't luckily have to bother about that.

  5. Justin Moore:

    There are no winners today obviously, this presents a great issue for parents in the state of Texas. They don't know how to proceed when they have a child put in this condition as Payton Summons has been put in. So I believe our fight is going to continue on in order to carve out some real narrow language in the law to provide courts, lawyers and parents guidance because that's what they need in times like this.


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