Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who invokes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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invoke +‎ -er

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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Ferule & Fescue

  • 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?

  • 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!

  • 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.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • 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

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

    Clarissa Harlowe

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