Definitions for "Summons"
The act of summoning; a call by authority, or by the command of a superior, to appear at a place named, or to attend to some duty.
A warning or citation to appear in court; a written notification signed by the proper officer, to be served on a person, warning him to appear in court at a day specified, to answer to the plaintiff, testify as a witness, or the like.
Document used to commence a civil action or special proceeding, or the means of requiring a party to come to court.
Keywords:  kwr
Keywords:  sunset, law
Sunset Law
Keywords:  'pleading, see
See 'Pleading'.
Keywords:  surrender, demand
A demand to surrender.
Keywords:  bidding, request, his
a request to be present; "they came at his bidding"
To summon.