What does Conjure mean?

Definitions for Conjure
ˈkɒn dʒər, ˈkʌn- for 1–5, 8–10, 12 ; kənˈdʒʊər for 6, 7, 11Con·jure

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forthverb

    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, conjureverb

    ask for or request earnestly

    "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"

  3. conspire, cabal, complot, conjure, machinateverb

    engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together

    "They conspired to overthrow the government"

Wiktionary

  1. conjurenoun

    A practice of magic; hoodoo; conjuration.

  2. conjureverb

    To perform magic tricks.

  3. conjureverb

    To summon up using supernatural power, as a devil

  4. conjureverb

    To practice black magic.

  5. conjureverb

    To evoke.

  6. conjureverb

    To imagine or picture in the mind.

  7. conjureverb

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

  8. conjureverb

    To conspire or plot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conjureverb

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

    Etymology: [F. conjurer, fr. L. conjurare to swear together, to conspire; con- + jurare to swear. See Jury.]

  2. Conjureverb

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

    Etymology: [F. conjurer, fr. L. conjurare to swear together, to conspire; con- + jurare to swear. See Jury.]

  3. Conjureverb

    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

    Etymology: [F. conjurer, fr. L. conjurare to swear together, to conspire; con- + jurare to swear. See Jury.]

  4. Conjureverb

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

    Etymology: [F. conjurer, fr. L. conjurare to swear together, to conspire; con- + jurare to swear. See Jury.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Conjure

    kun′jėr and kon-jōōr′ (con′jure, generally of the art of legerdemain, &c.; conjure′, of actions treated as religious or solemn), v.i. to practise magical arts: to make an invocation: (obs.) to conspire.—v.t. to call on or summon by a sacred name or in a solemn manner: to implore earnestly: to compel (a spirit) by incantations: to enchant: to raise up or frame needlessly; to effect by jugglery:—pr.p. con′juring; pa.p. con′jured.—ns. Conjurā′tion, act of summoning by a sacred name or solemnly: enchantment; Con′jurātor, a conspirator; Conjure′ment, adjuration; Con′jurer, -or, one who practises magic: an enchanter: (kon-jōō′ror) one bound by oath with others; Con′juring, magic-working: the production of effects apparently miraculous by natural means; Con′jury, magic. [Fr.,—L. con, together, and jurāre, to swear.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Conjure in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Conjure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Conjure in a Sentence

  1. Thom Tillis:

    I remember a pattern of conduct the press tried to conjure with Brett Kavanaugh that much of it proved to be incorrect, i'm not going to judge based on media reporting. If I have facts in front of me to the contrary, then that would be a different discussion.

  2. Alexis Rodrguez-Duarte:

    They have a wonderful collaborative relationship that creates beautiful photographs, they work at the intersection of fashion and portraiture and conjure a special mix of artifice…Through this collection people will see the range of contributions Cuban-Americans have made to this society.

  3. Robert Heinlein:

    Anyone who clings to the historically untrue - and thoroughly immoral - doctrine that violence never settles anything I would advise to conjure up the ghosts of Napoleon Bonaparte and the duke of Wellington and let them debate it. The ghost of Hitler would referee. Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in history than any other factor, and the contrary opinion is wishful thinking at its worst. Breeds that forgot this basic truth have always paid for it with their lives and there freedoms.

  4. Roger Stone:

    It is not inconceivable now that Mr. Robert Mueller and Robert Mueller team may seek to conjure up some extraneous crime, pertaining to my business, or maybe not even pertaining to the 2016 election.

  5. President Trump:

    When you say mail-in ballot, people conjure up some notion that's been put in front of them.

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Translations for Conjure

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  • призовавам, апелирам, умолявам, въобразявам сиBulgarian
  • vykouzlitCzech
  • bitten, hervorrufen, heraufbeschwören, herbeirufen, sich einbilden, zaubernGerman
  • conjurarSpanish
  • जादू करनाHindi
  • kérHungarian
  • evoco, invoco, accioLatin
  • zwarte magie beoefenen, oproepen, goochelen, een dringend verzoek indienen, ontbieden, zich inbeeldenDutch
  • trylleNorwegian
  • evocar, conjurar, convocar, invocarPortuguese
  • воображать, магия, умолять, вызывать, заниматься, призывать, духи, фокус, колдовать, представлять, показыватьRussian
  • تصوّر میں لاناUrdu
  • 变戏法Chinese

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