from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To draw or bring out; elicit. See Synonyms at evoke.
- transitive v. To assume or work out from given facts; deduce.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To draw out or bring out; elicit or evoke
- v. To infer or deduce.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To bring or draw out; to cause to appear; to produce against counter agency or influence; to extract; to evolve.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To draw out; extract, in a literal or physical sense.
- To lead or bring out; cause to appear or be manifested; bring into view or operation; evoke.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. develop or evolve from a latent or potential state
- v. deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
However, my experience in the MFA had more to do with the part of education that shares a common root with the word "educe" - that is, I felt my true writerly self coaxed out from within.
Fortunately, through the unique grace of this program, we have been educated in the truest sense of that word, which shares a common root with the word "educe" - that is, we have had our writerly selves evoked from within.
One manufacturer, GoFit LLC, plans to introduce a contoured version this fall to r educe strain.
To the extent that the well-made-thing provokes a responsive, corrective, self-examination, it works to educe from us an ongoing, active and answering creation -- an answer that performs our longing for wholeness and reconciliation.
Judaism does not ask us to ignore this darkness and the sense of doom it might educe in us.
This Praxis volume celebrates and continues the efforts of Baillie scholars to educe the implications of her work for our world.
The willingness of these two sociologists to educe social change from cultural expressions and to turn the tables on colleagues who require ideas to achieve material success before they will notice them offers a lively example of the recovery of utopianism and the rising credibility of the imagination.
The growth area of the last two years is set to continue as enterprises aim to educe server inefficiencies and lower costs.
He liked to educe comment from the untalkative man, draw him forth, make him understand that his wish to be friendless was not readily respected here.
The word “educate” is derived from the Latin word “educo,” meaning to educe, to bring out, to draw out, and to develop from within.