• word of the day

    invoke

    invoke - Dictionary definition and meaning for word invoke

    Definition
    (verb) summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    Example Sentence
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain
    Definition
    (verb) cite as an authority; resort to
    Synonyms : appeal
    Example Sentence
    • He invoked the law that would save him
    • I appealed to the law of 1900
    • She invoked an ancient law
    Definition
    (verb) request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection
    Synonyms : appeal
    Example Sentence
    • appeal to somebody for help
    • Invoke God in times of trouble
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for invoke

Powered by Mnemonic Dictionary

In a VOCabulary test, I ask for help

Connect with us on Facebook