e·voketr.v.; e·voked, e·vok·ing, e·vokes
- To summon or call forth: actions can evoke emotion.
- To call to mind by naming, citing, or suggesting: smells evoke old memories.
- To create anew, especially through the power of the memory or imagination: a period novel evokes the ambiance of an era.
- to draw forth or bring out something latent, hidden, or unexpressed: evoke a talent.
Root: Latin evocare: to call
Synonyms: educe educe significance from an event; elicit elicit the truth.
- One who calls forth.
Compare with: invoke
Many consider evocation to be a lower form of invocation dealing specifically with the world of manifestation. Evocation lacks the power of transformation, thus may be considered a form of witchcraft.