conjure definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To summon (a devil or spirit) by magical or supernatural power.
    • To affect or impact by or like by miracle: attempted to conjure away the doubts that beset this lady.
    • To call or think of; evoke: "Arizona conjures up an image of stark deserts for most People In The Us” ( United States Demographics).
    • To imagine; photo: "a sight to keep away, then conjure up someday if they were no longer collectively” ( Nelson DeMille).
    • Archaic To turn to or entreat solemnly, particularly by an oath.
    • To call on or summon by a sacred title or perhaps in solemn manner; to implore earnestly; to adjure.
    • To influence or impact by conjuration; to call forth or send away by miracle arts; to excite or modify, as though by secret or by the aid of supernatural capabilities.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to execute miraculous tricks, specially by sleight-of-hand.
    • To summon a devil by miraculous or supernatural energy.
    • To practice black colored magic.
    • to mix together by an oath; to conspire; to confederate.
    • to rehearse magical arts; to make use of the tricks of a conjurer; to juggle; to appeal.
  • noun:
    • Chiefly Southern U.S. See hoodoo.
    • A practice of magic; hoodoo; conjuration.
    • Conjuration; enchantment.
  • adjective:
    • Chiefly Southern U.S. Of or exercising folk miracle: a conjure lady.
  • verb:
    • to do miraculous tricks.
    • To summon up making use of supernatural power, as a devil
    • to rehearse black colored secret.
    • To stimulate.
    • To imagine or visualize within the brain.
    • In order to make an urgent request to; to interest or beseech.
    • To conspire or plot.
    • summon into activity or bring into presence, often as if by secret
    • practice plotting or come into a conspiracy, swear together
    • request or request earnestly
  • others:
    • (kon-jör′ ). To swear together; band together under oath; conspire; land.
    • (kun′ jėr). To practise the arts of a conjurer; use arts to interact, or as though to interact, the assistance of supernatural representatives or elements in carrying out some extraordinary work.
    • (kon-jör′ ). To ask or summon by a sacred title or perhaps in a solemn manner; implore with solemnity; adjure; solemnly entreat.
    • (kun′ jėr). To affect or effect by magic or enchantment; procure or produce by practising the arts of a conjurer.
    • (kun′ jėr). To call or boost up or bring into existence by conjuring, or as if by conjuring: with up: as, to conjure up a phantom.
    • Synonyms See list under adjure.
    • To appeal, enchant.
    • To exorcise or ‘lay’; quiet; allay.

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