Definition of scire facias in English:

scire facias

Pronunciation: /ˌsīrē ˈfāSHēəs//ˈski(ə)re ˈfäkēˌäs/


  • A writ requiring a person to show why a judgment regarding a record or patent should not be enforced or annulled.

    • ‘I still do not understand what you are saying is unfair and what is meant by ‘based’ and you will not answer it by talking generally about what happened with the writ of scire facias before there were separate claims.’


Latin, literally let (the person) know.


scire facias

/ˌsīrē ˈfāSHēəs//ˈski(ə)re ˈfäkēˌäs/