音标：[ 'sʌmənz ] 发音:
过去式: summonsed 过去分词: summonsed 名词复数: summonses 现在分词: summonsing
- Doctors were summoned to stop the contagion .
- She would have summoned forth his imagination .
- The officer summoned her, but she did not stir .
- He summoned up a sickly smile for camera .
- Union leaders summoned a hasty meeting .
- She couldn't summon up interest in it .
- Students were summoned in turn to be interviewed ..
- They put her to bed and summoned a doctor .
- The queen has summoned parliament .
- The admiralty summoned all forces .
- a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant''s attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant
- an order to appear in person at a given place and time
- a request to be present; "they came at his bidding"
- call in an official matter, such as to attend court
Legally, a summons (also known in England and Wales as a claim form, New South Wales as Court Attendance Notice (CAN) is a legal document issued by a court (a judicial summons) or by an administrative agency of government (an administrative summons) for various purposes.