Evoke

Evoke
Evoke E*voke", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Evoked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Evoking}.] [L. evocare; e out + vocare to call, fr. vox, vocis, voice: cf. F ['e]voquer. See {Voice}, and cf. {Evocate}.] 1. To call out; to summon forth. [1913 Webster]

To evoke the queen of the fairies. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster]

A regulating discipline of exercise, that whilst evoking the human energies, will not suffer them to be wasted. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

2. To call away; to remove from one tribunal to another. [R.] ``The cause was evoked to Rome.'' --Hume.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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