Textual thesaurus for "invoke"

(verb) appeal

request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection

appeal to somebody for help; Invoke God in times of trouble

(verb) appeal

cite as an authority; resort to

He invoked the law that would save him; I appealed to the law of 1900; She invoked an ancient law

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