Textual thesaurus for "evoke"

(verb) paint a picture, suggest

call to mind

this remark evoked sadness

(verb) bring up, call down, call forth, invoke, conjure, conjure up, arouse, put forward, raise, stir

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

(verb) educe, draw out, extract, elicit

deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)

We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

(verb) provoke, kick up, call forth

evoke or provoke to appear or occur

Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple

(verb) kindle, elicit, enkindle, fire, arouse, raise, provoke

call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy