Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb evoke

5 senses of evoke

Sense 1
arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke -- (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 2
provoke, evoke, call forth, kick up -- (evoke or provoke to appear or occur; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple")
       => cause, do, make -- (give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident")

Sense 3
educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out -- (deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant")
       => interpret, construe, see -- (make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?")

Sense 4
raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth -- (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")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 5
suggest, evoke, paint a picture -- (call to mind; "this remark evoked sadness")
       => express, show, evince -- (give expression to; "She showed her disappointment")

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