summons


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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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We appeal now to the sacred bond of sorrow, and summon the great multitude who labor under similar afflictions to take their places in the march.
The trumpet's brazen throat should pour heavenly music over the earth, and the herald's voice go forth with the sweetness of an angel's accents, as if to summon each upright man to his reward.
We have summoned this various multitude--and, to the credit of our nature, it is a large one--on the principle of Love.
Therefore let the trumpet, if possible, split its brazen throat with a louder note than ever, and the herald summon all mortals, who, from whatever cause, have lost, or never found, their proper places in the wold.
In the great kraal beyond the river there sits a regiment: it is summoned --and then--good-night!
Now this is my plan--to summon the Bees in the name of Umhlangana, not the Slayers in the name of Chaka.
Bana has dismissed a contempt charge against Miss Liberia WokieDolo for her alleged refusal to appear before the court after series of summons were issued for the crime of infringement of intellectual property right.
Sokong said the hearing was held in absentia as the court said a summons was issued according to legal procedures, but prison officials failed to escort the men to the hearing.
HEBRON, Thursday, August 01, 2019 (WAFA) -- The Israeli authorities summoned last night an 8-year-old girl from the southern West Bank city of Hebron for interrogation, reported Palestinian security sources, the third such summons of children in recent days.
The district police here has confirmed two summons were issued for running the red light and refusing to accept the first summons, against a 56-year-old publisher who complained to MCA last week.
Caguioa, the SC ruled that the CA was correct in ruling that the owners of the two firms were not served the summons on the collection suit and, thus, the trial court did not acquire jurisdiction over the case.
An Accra High Court, on Friday, gave an order for De Eye Group Limited to serve notice of summons on one of Ghana's best investigative journalists and multiple awards winner, Manasseh Azure, through substitution means.
On March 6 the court issued a summons requiring his personal attendance after he defied orders directing fresh tests be conducted on fertiliser alleged to contain mercury.
On Saturday, Indian media reported that Farooq as well Naseem Geelani - son of the chairman of another faction of the APHC, Syed Ali Shah Geelani - have been issued summons by the NIA.
He added that the summons was 'worthless and ineffective in compelling me to appear before the Manila court.'