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Overview of noun summons

The noun summons has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bidding, summons

(a request to be present; "they came at his bidding")

2. summons

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

3. summons, process

(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)


Overview of verb summons

The verb summons has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. summon, summons, cite

(call in an official matter, such as to attend court)


Overview of verb summon

The verb summon has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (8) summon, summons, cite

(call in an official matter, such as to attend court)

2. (2) summon

(ask to come; "summon a lawyer")

3. muster, rally, summon, come up, muster up

(gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage")

4. mobilize, mobilise, marshal, summon

(make ready for action or use; "marshal resources")

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