summons etymology

English word summons comes from Latin sub, Latin moneo (I remind. I warn, advise.)

Detailed word origin of summons

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sub Latin (lat) (with ablative) about, around (time). (with ablative) at the feet of. (with ablative) behind. (with ablative) under, beneath. (with ablative) within, during. (with accusative) under, up to, up under, close to (of a motion). (with accusative) until, before, up to, about.
moneo Latin (lat) I remind. I warn, advise.
summoneo Latin (lat)
*summonsa Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
sumunce Old French (fro)
summons English (eng) (transitive) To serve someone with a summons. (legal) A notice summoning someone to appear in court, as a defendant, juror or witness.. (military) A demand for surrender.. A call to do something, especially to come.

Words with the same origin as summons

Descendants of sub
souvenir succeed success successful succession sudden suffer suffering suffice sufficient suffocate suggest suggestion summon support suppress surrogate suspect suspicion
Descendants of moneo
demonstrate demonstration mint mon money monitor monster monstrous monument monumental muster premonition