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Another word for writ

      1. The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
      2. A style of building:
      3. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
      1. An administrative act applying or interpreting articles of canon law.
      2. An official order, edict, or decision, as of a church, government, court, etc.
      3. An authoritative order having the force of law.
      1. Justification or reasonable grounds for some act, course, statement, or belief
      2. An option issued by a company granting the holder the right to buy certain securities, generally common stock, at a specified price and usually for a limited time
      3. An order that serves as authorization, especially:
      1. The course of being done: chiefly in in process
      2. Progress; passage:
      3. A series of actions, changes, or functions bringing about a result:
      1. A call, command, knock, or other signal that summons
      2. An order or command to come, attend, appear, or perform some action
      3. An order or process directing a person to report to court as a potential juror.
      1. An action to recover personal property said or claimed to be unlawfully taken.
      2. (Law) An action to recover personal property unlawfully taken; the writ or procedure of such action.
      3. The recovery of goods by the person claiming to own them, on a promise to test the matter in court and give the goods up again if defeated
      1. The post where the person in command is stationed
      2. (Comput.) A request entered by means of a keyboard, mouse, etc. to have a particular function performed
      3. An order; direction; mandate
      1. The right of a person to obtain such a writ.
      2. (Law) Any of various writs ordering a person to be brought before a court; specif., a writ requiring that a detained person be brought before a court to decide the legality of the detention or imprisonment
      3. A writ that a person may seek from a court to obtain immediate release from an unlawful confinement, as when the confinement has occurred through a means that violated the person's constitutional rights.