verb (used with object), sub·poe·naed, sub·poe·na·ing.
Origin of subpoena
Examples from the Web for subpoenaed
Stetson was investigated, subpoenaed, and forced to testify in March 1924 about the source of her funds.Star-Spangled Confederates: How Southern Sympathizers Decided Our National Anthem|Jefferson Morley|July 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And that data, which is generally used for marketing purposes, could easily be subpoenaed as well.Why Verizon Is Happy to Help Obama and the NSA Spy on Americans|Daniel Gross|June 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
News of an expanded investigation–with a subpoenaed paper trail–may be welcome.
David McLaughlin reports that three banks–JP Morgan Chase, UBS, and the American arm of Barclays–have already been subpoenaed.
The FTC has subpoenaed Google in an antitrust case—the kind of probe that turned Microsoft from king of tech to an also-ran.
He says he was subpoenaed to appear before the Congressional committee.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
You and Berrie and Mrs. McFarlane must get out of here before you are subpoenaed.The Forester's Daughter|Hamlin Garland
The three men were kept in the Committee's room from one o'clock on the day they were subpoenaed until five in the afternoon.Secret Armies|John L. Spivak
We had proceeded but a few days on our journey, when I was subpoenaed as a witness, and had to go to Colesville.Scraps of Biography|Various
One of the women of the dead apostle's family was subpoenaed to give her testimony in the matter.Under the Prophet in Utah|Frank J. Cannon and Harvey J. O'Higgins
British Dictionary definitions for subpoenaed
verb -nas, -naing or -naed
Word Origin for subpoena
Word Origin and History for subpoenaed
early 15c., sub pena, from Medieval Latin sub poena "under penalty," the first words of the writ commanding the presence of someone under penalty of failure, from Latin sub "under" (see sub-) + poena, ablative of poena "penalty" (see penal). The verb is attested from 1630s.