subpoena[ suh-pee-nuh, suh b- ]SEE DEFINITION OF subpoena
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUBPOENA
Say, John, couldn't you subpoena a school of mackerel for me?
No one ever had so complete an alibi; I could subpoena half Westminster.
Then the judge asked, "Major Abbott, did you subpoena this witness?"
No wonder the Shakespeareans are eager to subpoena Ben Jonson's verses.
Then he puts his hand in his inside pocket, as if to get the subpoena.
I saw the subpoena given to him and his company, when they started.
He took a subpoena to serve on the old man as a last resource.
And you coulda knocked me over with a subpoena when he got out of it!
He had promised to subpoena the man for the trial, but that was all.
"I have a subpoena from the court," cried Aronson, all agog.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR SUBPOENA
- carte blanche
- green light
- official document