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