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Another word for summons

  1. Legal call

      1. A judicial writ authorizing the search or seizure of property, arrest of a person, or the execution of a legal judgment.
      2. A voucher authorizing payment or receipt of money.
      3. An option to buy stock at a specified price from an issuing company.
      1. A written order issued by a court, commanding the party to whom it is addressed to perform or cease performing a specified act.
      2. Writings:
      1. An order issued under the authority of a court, commanding a person to appear in court on a particular date, usually to give testimony in a legal case.
      2. To serve or summon with such a writ.
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  2. Invocation

      1. An inner urge or a strong impulse, especially one believed to be divinely inspired.
      2. An occupation, profession, or career.
      1. A hollow metal musical instrument, usually cup-shaped with a flared opening, that emits a metallic tone when struck.
      2. The round, flared opening of a wind instrument at the opposite end from the mouthpiece.
      3. A percussion instrument consisting of metal tubes or bars that emit tones when struck.
      1. To shed tears, especially as a result of strong emotion such as grief, sorrow, pain, or joy.
      2. To call loudly; shout.
      3. To utter a characteristic sound or call. Used of an animal.
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