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ˈsʌm ənzsum·mons

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. bidding, summonsnoun

    a request to be present

    "they came at his bidding"

    Synonyms:
    command, bid, bidding, process, dictation

  2. summonsnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    bidding, process

  3. summons, processverb

    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, citeverb

    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

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  1. summonsnoun

    Synonyms:
    citation, official call or notice

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How to use summons in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Jerry Garry:

    From an environmental point of view, obviously the slurry discharge... has already caused damage to the ocean and the livelihood of the people because they will not be swimming and they will not be fishing in the area any more, 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. Del Castillo:

    It was very effective mainly because it interfered with people’s movement, usually they’re in a hurry and want to get somewhere, and if they’re stopped and have to show their ID and geta summons, it delays them.

  4. 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.

  5. Proverb:

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


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