- 1to order someone to appear in court synonym summon
- 2 summons somebody (for something) She was summonsed for speeding. summons somebody to do something He was summonsed to appear in court.
NAmE//ˈsʌmənz//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they summons
he / she / it summonses
past simple summonsed
-ing form summonsing