Definitions for evokeɪˈvoʊk
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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"
provoke, evoke, call forth, kick up(verb)
evoke or provoke to appear or occur
"Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
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"
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"
suggest, evoke, paint a picture(verb)
call to mind
"this remark evoked sadness"
To cause the manifestation of something (emotion, picture, etc.) in someone's mind or imagination.
Origin: From evoco, from ex and voco (confer English "voice"), via French évoquer.
to call out; to summon forth
to call away; to remove from one tribunal to another
Origin: [L. evocare; e out + vocare to call, fr. vox, vocis, voice: cf. F voquer. See Voice, and cf. Evocate.]
Evoke is the second largest demoparty held annually in Germany. Since 1997, Evoke takes place in the region of Cologne and is organized by Digitale Kultur e.V. Each year this computer festival attracts visitors from around the world and is known for high-quality entries in their competitions. Attendees of Evoke tend to appreciate its "familiar feeling"; contrary to other demoparties such as Assembly, almost every visitor knows everyone else. The main corporate sponsor of Evoke is Intel and it is also supported by the Cultural Office of Cologne. Like some other demoparties, Evoke has a motto each year. The location, the competitions and other things have to match it. In 2004, Evoke expanded to open up to the public with the Evoke Netlabel Night, where several prominent netlabels performed live. This add-on event was meant to cross over and draw in visitors who were not previously familiar or involved with the demoscene. This kind of sub-event is being continued in 2007 with the Evoke Tracks.
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Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We often use strong language not to express a powerful emotion but to evoke it in us.
This world has color, as you know, but I want to see this world simpler. I want to see texture beyond the color, and I want you to evoke your imagination.
... I think it's time to focus exclusively on this rough ride issue to evoke change here, to change the longstanding custom of handing out street justice.
The word ‘master’ can evoke thoughts of slavery and other forms of subjugation, and it has made me at times quite uncomfortable to be referred to as ‘master,’.
If it doesn't work, we're dead, all of us, if we don't evoke climate change, if we don't solve refugee problems, we don't do any of that, we're dead, i know that it can because 'Paths of Glory', Stanley Kubrick's film, politicized me in 1956.
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- استدعى, استحضارArabic
- събуждам, предизвиквамBulgarian
- evokovat, vyvolat, vyvolávatCzech
- vække, fremmane, fremkaldeDanish
- evocar, rememorarSpanish
- évoquer, remémorerFrench
- հարուցել, առաջացնելArmenian
- rememorar, evocarInterlingua
- wywoływać, przywoływaćPolish
- вызывать, вызвать, вызываютRussian
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