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Meaning of EVOCATION

Pronunciation:  `evu'keyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  imaginative re-creation
  2. [n]  stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors; "the elicitation of his testimony was not easy"
  3. [n]  calling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations
 

EVOCATION is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: elicitation, induction, summoning
 
 See Also: conjuration, conjuring, conjury, dispossession, exorcism, imagery, imagination, imaging, input, invocation, mental imagery, stimulant, stimulation, stimulus

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ev`o*ca"tion\, n. [L. evocatio: cf. F. ['e]vocation.]
The act of calling out or forth. --Sir. T. Browne.

      The evocation of that better spirit.     --M. Arnold.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arousal, beck, beck and call, bidding, bringing out, call, calling, calling forth, cameo, catalog, cataloging, character, character sketch, characterization, conjuration, conjurement, convocation, delineation, depiction, description, details, drawing out, eduction, exorcisation, exorcism, exsufflation, graphic account, image, imagery, impression, incantation, indent, invocation, itemization, limning, nod, particularization, photograph, picture, portrait, portraiture, portrayal, preconization, profile, rendering, rendition, representation, requisition, sketch, specification, summons, vignette, vivid description, word painting
 

 

 

 

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