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We found 47 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word summons:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. summons: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. summons: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. summons: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. summons: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. summons: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. summons: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Summons, summons: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. summons: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. summons: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. summons: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. summons: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. summons: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. summons: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. summons: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. summons: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. summons: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Summons (disambiguation), Summons, The Summons (hymn), The Summons: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Summons: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. summons: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. summons: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. summons: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. summons: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Summons: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  24. Summons: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. summons: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. summons: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. summons: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. summons: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. summons: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (11 matching dictionaries)
  1. summons: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Summons: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  3. summons: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  4. summons: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  5. SUMMONS: DS Dictionary [home, info]
  6. Summons: DivorceNet.com (Annotated Divorce Law Dictionary) [home, info]
  7. summons: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  8. SUMMONS: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  9. Summons: International Law Dictionary [home, info]
  10. summons: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  11. summons: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. summons: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Summons: National MCH Center for Child Death Review [home, info]
  2. summons: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SUMMONS: Masonic Dictionary [home, info]
  2. summons: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (summons)

noun:  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
noun:  an order to appear in person at a given place and time
noun:  a request to be present
verb:  call in an official matter, such as to attend court
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #53952)

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