Definition of Evocation

1. Noun. Imaginative re-creation.

Generic synonyms: Imagery, Imagination, Imaging, Mental Imagery
Derivative terms: Evoke



2. Noun. Calling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations.
Exact synonyms: Summoning
Generic synonyms: Conjuration, Conjuring, Conjury, Invocation
Group relationships: Dispossession, Exorcism
Derivative terms: Evoke, Summon

3. Noun. Stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors. "The elicitation of his testimony was not easy"
Exact synonyms: Elicitation, Induction
Generic synonyms: Input, Stimulant, Stimulation, Stimulus
Derivative terms: Elicit, Evoke, Evoke

Definition of Evocation

1. n. The act of calling out or forth.

Definition of Evocation

1. Noun. The act of calling out or forth, or evoking. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Evocation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Evocation

1. Induction of a particular tissue produced by the action of an evocator during embryogenesis. Origin: L. Evoco, pp. Evocatus, to call forth, evoke (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Evocation

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eviternal
eviternity
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evocable
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evocation (current term)
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evoked potential
evoked potentials
evoked response

Literary usage of Evocation

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1. The Classic of Spiritism by Lucy McDowell Milburn (1922)
"XVI evocation God is departed from me, and answereth me no more, ... Some religious cults positively forbid any spirit evocation, even where there is a firm ..."

2. The Classic of Spiritism by Lucy McDowell Milburn (1922)
"XVI evocation God is departed from me, and answereth me no more, ... Some religious cults positively forbid any spirit evocation, even where there is a firm ..."

3. Institutes of the Laws of Holland by Johannes van der Linden, Jabez Henry (1828)
"... of evocation (writ of certiorari). Writ of When any one can show that either ... attended with any effect, the writ of evocation or certiorari issues. ..."

4. Digest, Canadian Case Law by Walter Edwin Lear (1920)
"evocation. Damage«—Prayer that a road be declared publie—Partial discontinuance —OP 49, ИЗО.—No evocation will lie 371 1° a ..."

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