the usual writ for the summoning of witnesses or the submission of evidence, as records or documents, before a court or other deliberative body.
verb (used with object), subpoenaed, subpoenaing.
to serve with a subpoena.
a writ issued by a court of justice requiring a person to appear before the court at a specified time
verb -nas, -naing, -naed
(transitive) to serve with a subpoena
An order of a court, a legislature, or a grand jury compelling a witness to be present at a trial or hearing, under penalty of fine or imprisonment. Subpoena is Latin for “under penalty.”
adjective 1. subantarctic. 2. subarctic.
adjective 1. of, relating to, or concerned with politics: political writers. 2. of, relating to, or connected with a political party: a political campaign. 3. exercising or seeking power in the governmental or public affairs of a state, municipality, etc.: a political machine; a political boss. 4. of, relating to, or involving the state or […]
[suhb-min-ee-uh-cher, -choo r, -min-uh-cher] /sʌbˈmɪn i ə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər, -ˈmɪn ə tʃər/ noun 1. subminiature camera. adjective 2. noting or pertaining to subminiature cameras, their accessories, or systems of photography. 3. smaller than miniature, as certain electronic components; ultraminiature. subminiature /sʌbˈmɪnɪətʃə/ adjective 1. smaller than miniature
[suhb-mil-uh-mee-ter] /sʌbˈmɪl əˌmi tər/ adjective 1. less than a millimeter in size: a submillimeter wave.