Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To evoke
  • v. To call up

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To call out or forth; to summon; to evoke.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To call forth; evoke.

Etymologies

From Latin evocare, present active infinitive of evoco (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He alleged that the state government instead of rehabilitating the nomadic Gujjars in the state, is bent upon to evocate them from their ancestral land used by them since centuries together.

    J & K Gujjars condemn police action against nomads

  • The word used in this context is inflammatory and apparently designed to evocate an emotional response only.

    What are Progressives Waiting For?

  • He wanders about invoking these Spirits, which appear to him, and are of no use; he at last goes to the very abode of the Evil Principle, _in propriâ personâ_, to evocate a ghost, which appears, and gives him an ambiguous and disagreeable answer; and in the third act he is found by his attendants dying in a tower where he had studied his art.

    Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 3 (of 6) With His Letters and Journals

  • That means that even if you get smacked right as you evocate, you'll still get 15% of your mana back.

    WoW.com

  • The six singers of Jonianet, coming from the Southern Albanian harbour town of Saranda, evocate ancient forms of European music in epic-historic songs, ritual and love songs, blending their powerful voices in three-part style.

    Prague Monitor

  • Here he shows an economy of writing compared to the other novels, starts to play with the words to look for an intended effect, using them more for what they evocate than their explicit meaning.

    The Cesspit. - Home of the fool (on a hill)

  • Sorry, but going into Kara in blues and killing Moroes without CC or Curator before the first evocate is not experiencing content.

    Tobold's MMORPG Blog

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