Definitions for elicitɪˈlɪs ɪt
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arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke(verb)
call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
"arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out(verb)
deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
"We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"
derive by reason
"elicit a solution"
To evoke, educe (emotions, feelings, responses, etc.); to generate, obtain, or provoke as a response or answer.
To draw out, bring out, bring forth (something latent); to obtain information from someone or something.
To use logic to arrive at truth; to derive by reason; deduce; construe.
Origin: elicitus from elicere, to draw forth
elicited; drawn out; made real; open; evident
to draw out or entice forth; to bring to light; to bring out against the will; to deduce by reason or argument; as, to elicit truth by discussion
Origin: [L. elictus, p. p. of elicere to elicit; e + lacere to entice. Cf. Delight, Lace.]
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Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is the story-teller's task to elicit sympathy and a measure of understanding for those who lie outside the boundaries of State approval.
Today's NODX print reinforced our view that risks to the growth outlook is clearly skewed to the downside and could possibly elicit a further calibration in policy settings.
I was, frankly, posing as a white parent, even though I was a very young lawyer, who was going to be in the area in order to elicit information about what the real intentions were so we could put together a big dossier and submit it to the administration and the IRS to deny charitable exemptions for these segregated academies.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- eruieren, schließen, herauslocken, entlocken, locken, elizitieren, hervorlocken, auslösen, hervorrufen, schlussfolgernGerman
- sonsacar, inferir, suscitar, obtener, deducir, provocarSpanish
- causer, réaliser, raisonner, déduireFrench
- påkalle, resonnere, avstedkomme, vekke, slutte, fremkalleNorwegian
- oproepen, afleiden, ontlokken, teweegbrengen, veroorzaken, redenerenDutch
- устана́вливать, извлека́ть, установи́ть, извле́чь, де́лать вы́вод, сде́лать вы́вод, выявля́ть, вызыва́ть, вы́явить, вы́зватьRussian
- izvući, polučiti, izazvati, evociratiSerbo-Croatian
- framkalla, väcka, locka fram, få framSwedish
- aydınlığa çıkarmak, temin etmek, yol açmak, neden olmak, ortaya çıkarmak, almak, sağlamak, aydınlatmak, edinmek, çıkarmak, tepki göstermek, meydana çıkarmak, tepkiye neden olmak, elde etmek, öğrenmekTurkish
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