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Noun
An order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ containing such an order
“The plaintiff moves on a summons dated 20 July 2005 seeking an order that that application be removed into the Full Court of the High Court.”
Noun
A call or an order to attend a specified place at a specified time
“She had received a summons to go to the boss's office.”
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An official formal accusation for a criminal offence, or the process by which it is brought to a jury
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Court order authorizing search
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A document issued by a legal or government official authorizing the police or another body to make an arrest, search premises, or carry out some other action relating to the administration of justice
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An official order laying claim to the use of property or materials
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The state of being intractable
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Plural of paper
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Cautionary advice
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Summoning
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A written command, issued by a judge, requiring whomever it is served upon to do whatever the order says, under penalty of being held in contempt of court
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A message transmitted by telegraph
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The action or fact of calling someone or something back
Noun
An offer of a price, especially at an auction
Verb
Serve (someone) with a summons
“He had been summonsed to appear in court.”
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Bring action against in court
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Demand the performance or occurrence of
Verb
To invite someone to engage in a contest
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