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〔 IˋlIsIt 〕


〔 iˊlisit 〕

Overview of verb elicit

The verb elicit has 3 senses

  • arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke -- (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")

  • educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out -- (deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant")

  • elicit -- (derive by reason; "elicit a solution")