What does elicit mean?

Definitions for elicit
ɪˈlɪs ɪtelic·it

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word elicit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke(verb)

    call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

    "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"

  2. 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"

  3. elicit(verb)

    derive by reason

    "elicit a solution"

Wiktionary

  1. elicit(Verb)

    To evoke, educe (emotions, feelings, responses, etc.); to generate, obtain, or provoke as a response or answer.

    Etymology: elicitus from elicere, to draw forth

  2. elicit(Verb)

    To draw out, bring out, bring forth (something latent); to obtain information from someone or something.

    Etymology: elicitus from elicere, to draw forth

  3. elicit(Verb)

    To use logic to arrive at truth; to derive by reason; deduce; construe.

    Etymology: elicitus from elicere, to draw forth

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elicit(adj)

    elicited; drawn out; made real; open; evident

    Etymology: [L. elictus, p. p. of elicere to elicit; e + lacere to entice. Cf. Delight, Lace.]

  2. Elicit(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [L. elictus, p. p. of elicere to elicit; e + lacere to entice. Cf. Delight, Lace.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Elicit

    e-lis′it, v.t. to entice: to bring to light: to deduce.—n. Elicitā′tion. [L. elicĕre, elicitum.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elicit in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elicit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of elicit in a Sentence

  1. White House:

    I don't, probably, think there's any The Maryland Democrat who probably wouldn't in their gut say,' House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler know, The Maryland Democrat's done some things that probably justify impeachment,' having said that -- this is the important point -- I think the majority of Democrats continue to believe that we need to continue to pursue the avenue that we've been on in trying to elicit information, testimony, review the Mueller report, review other items. ... If the facts lead us to a broader action, so be it.

  2. Harvey Fineberg:

    That's the brilliance of Kelvin Droegemeier, to elicit this kind of input and turn to the academics in the first place, they're genuinely trying to widen their aperture for advice, and I think so far it's working.

  3. Brooke Binkowski:

    These headlines... are written specifically to elicit an emotion. That's how the scammers make their money, they are not just written to inform. I keep telling people if you read a headline and( after reading it) you're ticked off and you're angry and you're frustrated, then double check that source because you need to know whether or not it's legitimate.

  4. John Paul Wilson:

    We found that men with darker skin and more stereotypically black facial features tended to be most likely to elicit biased size perceptions, even though they were actually no larger than men with lighter skin and less stereotypical facial features.

  5. Ryan Morris:

    Whoever is doing this is just trying to elicit a fear or disrupt something.

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Translations for elicit

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  • يستنبطArabic
  • извличамBulgarian
  • eruieren, schließen, herauslocken, entlocken, locken, elizitieren, hervorlocken, auslösen, hervorrufen, schlussfolgernGerman
  • εκμαιεύωGreek
  • ellogiEsperanto
  • sonsacar, inferir, suscitar, obtener, deducir, provocarSpanish
  • استخراجPersian
  • causer, réaliser, raisonner, déduireFrench
  • elicitIrish
  • kicsalHungarian
  • բացահայտArmenian
  • memperolehIndonesian
  • suscitareItalian
  • לעוררHebrew
  • 引き出すJapanese
  • 이끌어 내다Korean
  • ELICIOLatin
  • påkalle, resonnere, avstedkomme, vekke, slutte, fremkalleNorwegian
  • oproepen, afleiden, ontlokken, teweegbrengen, veroorzaken, redenerenDutch
  • lokke fremNorwegian
  • provocarPortuguese
  • obțineRomanian
  • устана́вливать, извлека́ть, установи́ть, извле́чь, де́лать вы́вод, сде́лать вы́вод, выявля́ть, вызыва́ть, вы́явить, вы́звать, вызыватьRussian
  • 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
  • elicitUrdu
  • 引出Chinese

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