HyperDic: conjure

English > 3 senses of the word conjure:
VERBcreationconjure, raise, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forthsummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
communicationconjure, bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, pressask for or request earnestly
cognitionconjure, conspire, cabal, complot, machinateengage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together
conjure > pronunciation
Soundskaa'njher
RhymesAlger ... wager: 53 rhymes with jher...
English > conjure: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningSummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "he conjured wild birds in the air"
Synonymsraise, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth
NarrowerblessGive a benediction to
curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledictwish harm upon
Broadercall up, summonCause to become available for use, either literally or figuratively
Similar toprovoke, evoke, call forth, kick upEvoke or provoke to appear or occur
Spanishagitar, conjurar, despertar, evocar, exponer, invitar, invocar, llamar, recaudar, remover, revolver, traer
Catalaninvocar
Nounsconjurationa ritual recitation of words or sounds believed to have a magical effect
conjurer, conjurorsomeone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
conjuring, conjuration, conjurycalling up a spirit or devil
English > conjure: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningask for or request earnestly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymsbid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press
Broaderpleadappeal or request earnestly
Spanishadjurar, conjurar, implorar, requerir, rogar, suplicar
Catalanimplorar, instar
English > conjure: 3 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningEngage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsconspire, cabal, complot, machinate
Narrowercoconspireconspire together
Broaderplotplan secretly, usually something illegal
Spanishconspirar, tramar
Catalanconspirar

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