HyperDic: elicit

English > 3 senses of the word elicit:
VERBemotionelicit, arouse, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokecall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
creationelicit, educe, evoke, extract, draw outdeduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning / meaning)
cognitionelicitderive by reason
elicit > pronunciation
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > elicit: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsarouse, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
Narrowerangermake angry
drawelicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
exciteArouse or elicit a feeling
hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spitehurt the feelings of
infatuateArouse unreasoning love / love or passion in and cause to behave in an irrational way
inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire upArouse or excite feelings and passions
interestexcite the curiosity of
invite, ask forincrease the likelihood of
overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtakeOvercome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
prickTo cause a sharp emotional pain
rekindleArouse again
shameCause to be ashamed
stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stirStir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
strike a chord, touch a chordEvoke a reaction, response, or emotion
upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfitCause to lose one's composure
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishcausar, despertar, estimular, evocar, excitar, incitar, provocar, suscitar
Catalancausar, despertar, estimular, evocar, excitar, incitar, moure, suscitar
Nounselicitationstimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors
English > elicit: 3 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningdeduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning / meaning).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymseduce, evoke, extract, draw out
Broaderinterpret, construe, seemake sense of
Spanisheducir, lograr, sacar
Catalanextraure, extreure, treure
English > elicit: 3 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningderive by reason.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"elicit a solution"
Categorylogic, logical system, system of logicA system of reasoning
Broaderdeduce, infer, deduct, derivereason by deduction
Spanishderivar, obtener, suscitar

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