Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who calls upon (a person, especially a god) for help, assistance or guidance.
  • n. One who appeals for validation to a (notably cited) authority.
  • n. One who conjures up spirits with incantations.
  • n. Someone who induces as an inevitable consequence.
  • n. One who solicits, petitions for, appeals to a favorable attitude.
  • n. That which causes a program or subroutine to execute.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who invokes.

Etymologies

invoke +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Each will enable its invoker to as - sume the likeness of his companion.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • And, the supreme irony is that Giuliani is the most frequent invoker of 9/11 on the campaign trail.

    HOSTAGES AT HILLARY'S OFFICE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

  • For openers, there are more important things to worry about than having a person with some wrong-headed views about some subjects as an invoker of blessings from the Almighty.

    Can't We All Just Get Along?

  • Dahmer's hospitalization, assuming he got out of B-Wing, would not be much like that of the country's best-known invoker of insanity-John Hinckley, the man who tried to assassinate President Reagan in 1981.

    Silence Of The Wolves

  • Rearranging details to paint a more understandable, agreeable or simply useful version of reality--well, that's what writers do, and I'm a frequent invoker of "the larger truth" of a situation.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • It was not a ritual to be entered into frivolously, as the curse, once uttered, had to fall somewhere, and if undeserved by the intended recipient, would recoil on the invoker.

    Gutenber-e Help Page

  • You've been the invoker of great stories, the provocation for much laughter, and the needed companion when I just don't know what to do with the extra money in my pockets.

    A letter from Alcohol's biggest fan!

  • (God enabling you, who never fails the true penitent, and sincere invoker,) to be an heir of a blessed immortality.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • To understand the Moral Law, it is useful to consider, as Lewis did, how it is invoked in hundreds of ways each day without the invoker stopping to point out the foundation of his argument.

    The Language of God

  • Expert invoker Robert Stratton's initial goal of social reform is supplanted by the survival of the human race when it is discovered that mankind is doomed to extinction within five generations.

    REVIEW: Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

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