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Meaning of CONJURE

Pronunciation:  'kânjur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together; "They conspired to overthrow the government"
  2. [v]  ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
  3. [v]  evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
 

CONJURE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: adjure, arouse, beseech, bid, bring up, cabal, call down, call forth, complot, conjure up, conspire, entreat, evoke, invoke, machinate, press, put forward, raise, stir
 
 See Also: coconspire, create, make, plead, plot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Con*jure"\ (k[o^]n*j[=u]r"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Conjured} (-j[=u]rd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Conjuring}.] [F.
    conjurer, fr. L. conjurare to swear together, to conspire;
    con- + jurare to swear. See {Jury}.]
    To call on or summon by a sacred name or in solemn manner; to
    implore earnestly; to adjure.
    
          I conjure you, let him know, Whate'er was done against
          him, Cato did it.                        --Addison.
    
    
  2. \Con*jure"\, v. i.
    To combine together by an oath; to conspire; to confederate.
    [A Latinism]
    
          Drew after him the third part of Heaven's sons Conjured
          against the Highest.                     --Milton.
    
    
  3. \Con"jure\, v. t.
    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.
    
          The habitation which your prophet . . . conjured the
          devil into.                              --Shak.
    
    {To conjure up}, or make visible, as a spirit, by magic arts;
       hence, to invent; as, to conjure up a story; to conjure up
       alarms.
    
    
  4. \Con"jure\, v. i.
    To practice magical arts; to use the tricks of a conjurer; to
    juggle; to charm.
    
          She conjures; away with her.             --Shak.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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