HyperDic: evocation

English > 3 senses of the word evocation:
NOUNcognitionevocationimaginative re-creation
cognitionevocation, summoningcalling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations
cognitionevocation, induction, elicitationstimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors
evocation > pronunciation
Soundsiy.vowkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > evocation: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningimaginative re-creation.
Broaderimagination, imaging, imagery, mental imageryThe ability to form mental images of things or events
Spanishevocación
Verbsevokecall to mind
English > evocation: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningcalling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations.
Synonymsummoning
Part ofexorcism, dispossessionFreeing from evil spirits
Broaderconjuring, conjuration, conjury, invocationcalling up a spirit or devil
Spanishconvocación, evocación, invocación
Catalanevocació
Verbsevokesummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
English > evocation: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaningstimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors.
Synonymsinduction, elicitation
Broaderstimulation, stimulus, stimulant, inputAny stimulating information or event
Verbsevokeevoke or provoke to appear or occur
evokecall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

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