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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A writ issued by authority of law; An order to appear in person at a given place and time; A request to be present v. - Call in an official matter, such as to attend court.

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun : a summons to surrender
  • My summons is for the middle of June, so stay tuned.
  • I can find him in a minute when the summons is to a fair lady.
  • A second messenger interrupted with imperative summons from the council. for more
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