evoke definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To summon or call forth: activities that evoked our mistrust.
    • To call to mind by naming, citing, or suggesting: songs that evoke old memories.
    • To create anew, specifically in the form of the imagination: a novel that evokes the despair in precise information.
    • To call out; to summon forth.
    • To call away; to remove in one tribunal to a different.
    • To summon or phone forth: actions that evoked our mistrust.
    • To phone to mind by naming, mentioning, or suggesting: songs that evoke old memories.
    • generate anew, specifically through the imagination: a novel that evokes the Depression in accurate detail.
    • To call-out; to summon forth.
    • To phone away; to get rid of from tribunal to a different.
  • verb:
    • To cause the manifestation of something (emotion, image, etc.) in another person's mind or imagination.
    • call in your thoughts
    • evoke or provoke to look or occur
    • call forth (emotions, emotions, and reactions)
    • deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    • summon into action or bring into existence, frequently just as if by miracle
    • To cause the manifestation of one thing (emotion, photo, etc.) in a person's head or imagination.
    • call in your thoughts
    • evoke or provoke to seem or take place
    • telephone call forth (emotions, emotions, and answers)
    • deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    • summon into activity or bring into presence, frequently just as if by miracle
  • others:
    • To phone or summon forth or out.
    • To call away; eliminate in one tribunal to some other.
    • To phone or summon forth or away.
    • To phone away; remove from tribunal to some other.

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