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A call, command, knock, or other signal that summons
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  1. A call, command, knock, or other signal that summons
  2. An order or command to come, attend, appear, or perform some action
  3. A written notice for a person to appear before a court under penalty of having a judgment entered against that person for failing to appear; a written notice to a person to appear for jury duty; a written notice to appear in court to testify as a witness in a case. Synonymous with subpoena. A written notice for a person to appear before a court under penalty of having a judgment entered against that person for failing to appear; a written notice to a person to appear for jury duty; a written notice to appear in court to testify as a witness in a case. Synonymous with subpoena.
An order in writing from a competent authority instructing that a certain act be carried out.
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  1. An order in writing from a competent authority instructing that a certain act be carried out.
  2. A warrant officer.
  3. (--- Mil.) The certificate of appointment to the grade of warrant officer
A writ issued by a court ordering a person to appear at a specific time and place and, at that time and place, do a specific act or to show the court sufficient cause why he or she cannot do so or should not be required to do so. See show cause order.
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  1. A writ issued by a court ordering a person to appear at a specific time and place and, at that time and place, do a specific act or to show the court sufficient cause why he or she cannot do so or should not be required to do so. See show cause order.
  2. An official summons or notice given to a person to appear; the paper containing such summons or notice.
  3. (--- Law) A reference to a previous court decision or other authority for a point of law, usually by case title and other information.
To make reference to a previous court decision. Often used with to:
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  1. To make reference to a previous court decision. Often used with to:
  2. To refer to or mention as by way of example, proof, or precedent
  3. To quote or refer to (a book or author, for example) as an authority or example in making an argument.
To bring before a law court to hear and answer charges
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  1. To bring before a law court to hear and answer charges
  2. (Law) To call (an accused person) before a criminal court to hear and answer the charge made against him or her.
  3. To call to account; accuse
To designate; label:
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  1. To designate; label:
  2. To force the sale of (a stock or commodity) by exercising a call option.
  3. To declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee:
Find another word for subpoena. In this page you can discover 8 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for subpoena, like: summons, warrant, citation, cite, arraign, call, command and summon.