Evoke - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning) (syn: educe, elicit, extract)
- summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic (syn: arouse, conjure, invoke, raise, stir)
- call to mind (syn: suggest)
this remark evoked sadness
The old house evoked memories of his childhood.
His photographs evoke the isolation and solitude of the desert.
The photographs evoked strong memories of our holidays in France.
His appearance is bound to evoke sympathy.
Her speech evoked a hostile response.
The poem is an evocation of lost love.
...a gentle jester, the cartoonist more often tries to evoke a broad smile than a hearty guffaw...
present participle: evoking
past tense: evoked
past participle: evoked