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Synonyms for summons

serve with a writ

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a request to be present

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

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a writ issued by authority of law

call in an official matter, such as to attend court

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Because he could resist the legal summons, Courtney may be able to delay his return to face an aggravated murder charge.
The Haitian-born reformer has since instructed his legal team to prepare a series of formal legal summons to force the government to release all previously secret records relating to the CEP's decision.
There were reports of planned attempts to serve the prince with legal summons accusing him of a role in supporting the Sept.
In the legal summons the man could be defined as 'of' his estate (or 'younger of') if he was landed gentry, or by his occupation.
Lawyers for PW Botha contended during closing arguments yesterday that a legal summons from a body probing apartheid atrocities was "null and void" and the case against the former president should be dismissed.