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

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Princeton's WordNet

  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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  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. Robert Costello:

    I have not seen any subpoena that looks for communications or documents from Mayor Mayor Giuliani or Giuliani Partners, giuliani Partners would not be surprising given that two of the indicted individuals had a business and a legal relationship to Mayor Mayor Giuliani and Mayor Giuliani Partners. Of course that relationship had nothing to do with the indictment. All the SDNY had to do was ask us and we would have given Mayor Giuliani or Giuliani Partners whatever Mayor Giuliani or Giuliani Partners wanted because Mayor Giuliani has nothing to hide and did everything in a proper and legal way.

  2. Steven Vladeck:

    The Court historically has shown special procedural solicitude to the President in cases like this, and usually goes out of The Court way to ensure that the President is given his due without regard to the substantive claims he's raising, through that lens, a grant here would simply be the Supreme Court saying that it should be up to the Justices, and not the lower courts, to decide when an under what circumstances the President's personal information can properly be subject to a subpoena.

  3. Troy Kelley:

    I can assure you over the years all my actions have been lawful and appropriate, we knew about the subpoena, but if you've seen the subpoena, there's not much in there to indicate what the investigation is about.

  4. Jay Sekulow:

    While we are reviewing the court's lengthy decision, as well as Judge Rao's dissent, we continue to believe that this subpoena is not a legitimate exercise of Congress's legislative authority.

  5. Cheri Cannon:

    If you're a government employee and Congress says,' Thou shalt come here and do something,' then you've got ta go, if you're not a government employee, they're going to have to subpoena you.


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