Synonyms of 'writ'
summonsDictionary, document, decree
He issued a writ against one of his critics.
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Arraignment is when someone is brought before a court of law to answer a particular charge.
The men are scheduled for arraignment on October 5th.
An indictment is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime.
Prosecutors may soon seek an indictment on fraud charges.
Thesaurus for writ from the Collins English Thesaurus
A writ is a legal document that orders a person to do a particular thing.