evoke
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ɪˈvəʊk/
  • (America) IPA: /ɪˈvoʊk/

Verb

evoke (evokes, present participle evoking; past and past participle evoked)

  1. To call out; to draw out or bring forth.
  2. To cause the manifestation of something (emotion, picture, etc.) in someone's mind or imagination.
    Being here evokes long forgotten memories.
    Seeing this happen equally evokes fear and anger in me.
    The book evokes a detailed and lively picture of what life was like in the 19th century.
  3. To elicit a response.
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