Synonyms of summons in English:

summons


See definition of summons

noun

1‘the court issued a summons’

SYNONYMS

writ, subpoena, warrant, arraignment, indictment, court order, process

North American citation

subpoena ad testificandum

2‘she had received a summons to go to the boss's office’

SYNONYMS

order, directive, command, instruction, dictum, demand, decree, injunction, fiat, edict, direction, charge, bidding, call, request, invitation, plea, appeal


verb

1‘he had been summonsed to appear in court’

SYNONYMS

serve with a summons, summon, cite, serve with a citation, serve with a writ, subpoena