Definition of SUMMONS

noun : SUMMONS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

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

  • 3. (

    ) 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 ;

verb : SUMMONS

Source: WordNet 3.1


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