Synonyms of writ
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arraignmentArraignment is when someone is brought before a court of law to answer a particular charge.
• The men are scheduled for arraignment on October 5th.
indictmentAn indictment is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime.
• Prosecutors may soon seek an indictment on fraud charges.
summonsA summons is an official order to appear in court.
• She had received a summons to appear in court.
Thesaurus for writ from the Collins English Thesaurus