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Synonyms for subpoena
səˈpi nə, səb-sub·poe·na

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Princeton's WordNet1.5 / 15 votes

  1. subpoena, subpoena ad testificandumverb

    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

    Synonyms:
    subpoena ad testificandum

  2. subpoenaverb

    serve or summon with a subpoena

    "The witness and her records were subpoenaed"

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PPDB, the paraphrase database3.0 / 2 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "subpoena":

    summons, citation, assignment, summoning, call-up

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#4632assignment
#6267citation
#21727subpoena
#22022summons
#49608summoning

How to use subpoena in a sentence?

  1. John Bolton:

    I have concluded that, if the Senate issues a subpoena for my testimony, I am prepared to testify.

  2. Jerrold Nadler:

    Without the threat of a subpoena, I believe it may be difficult to hold Mr. Whitaker to this standard.

  3. Scott Applewhite:

    I believe she’s a good and effective senator and am looking forward to a productive session in the new Democratic majority Senate, we will maintain our new majority on committees, exercise our subpoena power and be able to clear nominees without discharge votes.

  4. Doug Collins:

    Don McGahnGeorgia Rep. Doug Collins sat for more than 30 hours of interviews with the special counsel's investigation, and the chairman has answered that with a stunning 36-item subpoena, instead of looking at material that Attorney General Barr has already made available, Democrats prefer to demand additional materials they know are subject to constitutional and common-law privileges and can not be produced.

  5. Eric Schneiderman:

    The subpoena brings us one step closer to a protracted, unnecessary legal confrontation, which will only distract and detract from the work of our respective offices.


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