Definitions for (noun) subpoena

Main entry: subpoena, subpoena ad testificandum

Definition: a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court

Definitions for (verb) subpoena

Main entry: subpoena

Definition: serve or summon with a subpoena

Usage: The witness and her records were subpoenaed