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evoke

verb

1 evoke

Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses):
— Evoke sympathy.

synonyms: arouse, elicit, enkindle, fire, kindle, provoke, raise.

Roget 824: excite, affect, touch, move, impress, strike, interest, animate, inspire, impassion, smite, infect; stir the blood, fire the blood, ... show more

Roget 153: be the cause of etc. n .; originate; give origin to, give rise, to, give occasion to; cause, occasion, sow the seeds of, kindle, suscitate; bring on, ... show more

Dutch: ontlokken, bovenhalen, evoceren, evoqueren, oproepen, wekken



2 evoke

Evoke or provoke to appear or occur.

synonyms: call forth, kick up, provoke.

Dutch: aanrichten, aanstichten, stichten, uitdagen, uitlokken

3 evoke

Deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning).

synonyms: draw out, educe, elicit, extract.

4 evoke

Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic.

synonyms: arouse, bring up, call down, call forth, conjure, conjure up, invoke, put forward, raise, stir.

Roget 765: request, ask; beg, crave, sue, pray, petition, solicit, invite, pop the question, make bold to ask; beg leave, beg a boon; ... show more

Dutch: goochelen, ontbieden, oproepen, toveren, zwarte magie beoefenen

5 evoke

Call to mind:
— This remark evoked sadness.

synonyms: paint a picture, suggest.


Moby thesaurus: ape, appear like, approach, approximate, arouse, awake, awaken, be like, be redolent of, bear resemblance, bid come, bring, bring about, bring back, bring forth, bring on, bring out, bring to life, bring to light, bring to mind ... show more.

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