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synonyms for writ

  • summons
  • command
  • decree
  • document
  • mandate
  • paper
  • prescript
  • process
  • subpoena
  • warrant
  • habeas corpus
  • replevin
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How to use writ in a sentence

What Republicans really stand forThis is important, because it gets at the actual argument, writ large, that Republicans are making right now.
A DISGUSTING GOP ATTACK AD SHOWS WHAT’S REALLY AT STAKE IN GEORGIAGREG SARGENTDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Gomitaku writ large, the print towers over the show to exemplify trash that’s typically much smaller or even, in the case of microplastics, unseeable with the naked eye.
IN THE GALLERIES: UP TO HIS ELBOWS IN WATERY WORKS AND LUSTROUS PRINTSMARK JENKINSDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The lawsuit seeks a writ of mandamus — a court order that would require OSHA to fulfill its duties.
HEALTH-CARE WORKERS FILE LAWSUIT AGAINST OSHA, ACCUSING AGENCY OF FAILING TO KEEP THEM SAFEELI ROSENBERGOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
We also asked pollsters what, if anything, they were still worried about in 2020, regarding either their own polls or the polling industry writ large.
WHAT POLLSTERS HAVE CHANGED SINCE 2016 — AND WHAT STILL WORRIES THEM ABOUT 2020GEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)OCTOBER 13, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
A real problem for the polling industry writ large was the underrepresentation of voters with little or no college education.
WHAT POLLSTERS HAVE CHANGED SINCE 2016 — AND WHAT STILL WORRIES THEM ABOUT 2020GEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)OCTOBER 13, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
I've got a writ here, Baptiste, and will be glad to have you tell me where this stuff of yours is so I can go and get it.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Here, ma'am, is the writ of subpœny 't calls for her to be a witness in a case of assault an' battery.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
So St. Luke writ the gospel having diligently attained to all things.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The Puritans attacked the drama as contrary to Holy Writ, as destructive of religion, and as a menace to public morality.
SHAKESPEAREAN PLAYHOUSESJOSEPH QUINCY ADAMS
In his case, as in the case of Spencer Cowper, an attempt was made to obtain a writ of appeal.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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WORDS RELATED TO WRIT

  • amendment
  • announcement
  • bill
  • clause
  • code
  • commitment
  • decree
  • edict
  • enactment
  • judgment
  • law
  • measure
  • order
  • ordinance
  • resolution
  • statute
  • subpoena
  • summons
  • verdict
  • warrant
  • writ
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.