Synonyms of subpoena


1. subpoena, subpoena ad testificandum, writ, judicial writ

usage: a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court


1. subpoena, serve, process, swear out

usage: serve or summon with a subpoena; "The witness and her records were subpoenaed"

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Definition and meaning of subpoena (Dictionary)