Definitions for conjureˈkɒn dʒər, ˈkʌn- for 1–5, 8–10, 12 ; kənˈdʒʊər for 6, 7, 11

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•jureˈkɒn dʒər, ˈkʌn- for 1–5, 8–10, 12 ; kənˈdʒʊər for 6, 7, 11(v.; n.)-jured, -jur•ing

  1. (v.t.)to affect or influence by or as if by invocation or spell.

  2. to effect or produce by or as if by magic:

    to conjure a miracle.

  3. to call upon or command (a devil or spirit) by invocation or spell.

  4. to call or bring into existence by or as if by magic (usu. fol. by up).

  5. to bring to mind (usu. fol. by up).

  6. to appeal to or charge solemnly.

  7. (v.i.)to call upon or command a devil or spirit by invocation or spell.

  8. to practice magic.

  9. to practice legerdemain.

  10. (n.)Chiefly Southern U.S. an act or instance of witchcraft.

    Category: Dialect

Origin of conjure:

1250–1300; < AF, OF conjurer < ML conjūrāre to conjure, invoke, L: to join in an oath =con-con - +jūrāre to swear, der. of jūs law; cf. jury1, justice

Princeton's WordNet

  1. raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth(verb)

    summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic

    "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"

  2. bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure(verb)

    ask for or request earnestly

    "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"

  3. conspire, cabal, complot, conjure, machinate(verb)

    engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together

    "They conspired to overthrow the government"

Wiktionary

  1. conjure(Noun)

    A practice of magic; hoodoo; conjuration.

  2. conjure(Verb)

    To perform magic tricks.

  3. conjure(Verb)

    To summon up using supernatural power, as a devil

  4. conjure(Verb)

    To practice black magic.

  5. conjure(Verb)

    To evoke.

  6. conjure(Verb)

    To imagine or picture in the mind.

  7. conjure(Verb)

    To make an urgent request to; to appeal to or beseech.

  8. conjure(Verb)

    To conspire or plot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conjure(verb)

    to call on or summon by a sacred name or in solemn manner; to implore earnestly; to adjure

  2. Conjure(verb)

    to combine together by an oath; to conspire; to confederate

  3. Conjure(verb)

    to affect or effect by conjuration; to call forth or send away by magic arts; to excite or alter, as if by magic or by the aid of supernatural powers

  4. Conjure(verb)

    to practice magical arts; to use the tricks of a conjurer; to juggle; to charm


Translations for conjure

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

conjure(verb)

to perform tricks (

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