summons 1 of 2

as in warrant
a written notice ordering a person to appear in court if you ignore a court summons, you will be fined

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2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of summon
as in gathers
to call into being through the use of one's inner resources or powers managed to summon a bright smile despite the gloomy day

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as in musters
to bring together in assembly by or as if by command summoned a special session of parliament

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“Summons.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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