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SUBPOENA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does subpoena mean? 

SUBPOENA (noun)
  The noun SUBPOENA has 1 sense:

1. 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

  Familiarity information: SUBPOENA used as a noun is very rare.


SUBPOENA (verb)
  The verb SUBPOENA has 1 sense:

1. serve or summon with a subpoena

  Familiarity information: SUBPOENA used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUBPOENA (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

subpoena; subpoena ad testificandum

Hypernyms ("subpoena" is a kind of...):

judicial writ; writ ((law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)


SUBPOENA (verb)


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Meaning:

Serve or summon with a subpoena

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

The witness and her records were subpoenaed

Hypernyms (to "subpoena" is one way to...):

process; serve; swear out (deliver a warrant or summons to someone)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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