Meaning of evoke
Pronunciation: (i-vōk'), [key]
— e•voked, e•vok•ing.
- to call up or produce (memories, feelings, etc.): to evoke a memory.
- to elicit or draw forth: His comment evoked protests from the shocked listeners.
- to call up; cause to appear; summon: to evoke a spirit from the dead.
- to produce or suggest through artistry and imagination a vivid impression of reality: a short passage that manages to evoke the smells, colors, sounds, and shapes of that metropolis.
- evoke (Thesaurus)