summons

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsʌmənz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsʌmənz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sumənz)


Inflections of 'summons' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": summonses
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summons

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. received a summons to appear in court
  2. served him a summons
  3. received a summons from the police
  4. were unable to serve him the summons
  5. handed the [driver, motorcyclist] a (court) summons
  6. issued a summons to [attend, improve, surrender, appear]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

summon

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. summon [you, the witness, a servant]
  2. summon him [before the judge, to a meeting, to court]
  3. was summoned to [appear, testify, meet]
  4. summoned her [in writing, on behalf of, by post]
  5. summoned her to [take, do, arrange]
  6. summon [congress, the jury]
  7. [congress] was summoned (to vote)
  8. summon (up) the [strength, courage, will, enthusiasm] (to)
  9. summon the [spirits, dead, ancestors]
  10. UK: [he, His Lordship] summons you!
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