Conjure - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkʌndʒər|  American pronunciation of the word conjure
Brit.  |ˈkʌndʒə|  British pronunciation of the word conjure
- summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic (syn: arouse, bring up, call down, call forth, evoke, invoke, put forward, raise, stir)
he conjured wild birds in the air
- ask for or request earnestly (syn: adjure, beseech, bid, entreat, press)
- engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together (syn: cabal, complot, conspire, machinate)

Examples

a magician who conjures live doves from silk scarves

The students conjured a clever scheme to raise the money they needed.

This music conjures up a picture of flowing water.

Jim's sister conjured up a meal in minutes.

The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.

He has conjured victories from worse situations than this.

he conjured wild birds in the air

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: conjure
he/she/it: conjures
present participle: conjuring
past tense: conjured
past participle: conjured
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