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  Words related to summons

Related / Similar Words: process, bidding, summon, cite

 

Definition:
  • 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;
  • an order to appear in person at a given place and time;
  • a request to be present; "they came at his bidding";
  • call in an official matter, such as to attend court;

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    Hyponyms: citation, monition, process of monition, ticket, call up, vouch, vouch in, demand

     

    Derivational Morphology: serve, process, swear out, action, sue, litigate, summon, cite, invite, bid, citation

     

     
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