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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

How to pronounce summons?

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How to use summons in a sentence?

  1. Proverb:

    Keep women far away from song, because it is a summons to adultery #VoiceRaisedOnWomensDay

  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. Frederick Buechner:

    Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage.

  4. District Judge Margot Coleman:

    Having considered all the relevant factors I am satisfied that this is a proper case to issue the summons as requested for the three offences as drafted, this means the proposed defendant will be required to attend this court for a preliminary hearing, and the case will then be sent to the Crown Court for trial.

  5. Scott Fowler:

    She really believes she hears the faint cries of an infant. She summons her husband, who is a self-employed grading contractor. He arrives in the area and descends about a 75-foot ravine to find the child alone with a car seat over the bank.

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