What are some alternative words for summons?

Synonyms for summonsˈsʌm ənz

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term summons.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bidding, summons(noun)

    a request to be present

    Synonyms:
    command, bid, bidding, process, dictation, summons

  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, summons

  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, summons, cite, refer, adduce, rally

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. summons(n.)

    Synonyms:
    citation, official call or notice

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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


Translations for summons

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for summons »

Translation

Find a translation for the summons synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

Images & Illustrations of summons

     Images & Illustrations of summons Images & Illustrations of summons Images & Illustrations of summons

Discuss these summons synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"summons." Synonyms.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 22 Nov. 2017. <http://www.synonyms.net/synonym/summons>.

Are we missing a good synonym for summons?

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for summons:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.