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Definition of Summons

Summons
Summons Sum"mons, n.; pl. Summonses. [OE. somouns, OF. sumunse, semonse, semonce, F. semonce, semondre to summon, OF. p. p. semons. See Summon, v.] 1. The act of summoning; a call by authority, or by the command of a superior, to appear at a place named, or to attend to some duty. Special summonses by the king. --Hallam. This summons . . . unfit either to dispute or disobey. --Bp. Fell. He sent to summon the seditious, and to offer pardon; but neither summons nor pardon was regarded. --Sir J. Hayward. 2. (Law) A warning or citation to appear in court; a written notification signed by the proper officer, to be served on a person, warning him to appear in court at a day specified, to answer to the plaintiff, testify as a witness, or the like. 3. (Mil.) A demand to surrender.
Summons
Summons Sum"mons, v. t. To summon. [R. or Colloq.] --Swift.
Summon
Summon Sum"mon, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Summoned; p. pr. & vb. n. Summoning.] [OE. somonen, OF. sumundre, semondre, F. semondre, from (assumed) LL. summon[e^]re, for L. summon[=e]re to give a hint; sub under + monere to admonish, to warn. See Monition, and cf. Submonish.] 1. To call, bid, or cite; to notify to come to appear; -- often with up. Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood. --Shak. Trumpets summon him to war. --Dryden. 2. To give notice to, or command to appear, as in court; to cite by authority; as, to summon witnesses. 3. (Mil.) To call upon to surrender, as a fort. Syn: To call; cite; notify; convene; convoke; excite; invite; bid. See Call.

Meaning of Summons from wikipedia

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