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invoke

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Verb invoke has 3 senses
  1. raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth - evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
    --1 is one way to make, create
    Derived forms: noun invocation2, noun invocation3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. invoke, appeal - cite as an authority; resort to; "He invoked the law that would save him"; "I appealed to the law of 1900"; "She invoked an ancient law"
    --2 is one way to mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. appeal, invoke - request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection; "appeal to somebody for help"; "Invoke God in times of trouble"
    --3 is one way to request, bespeak, call for, quest
    Derived forms: noun invocation1, noun invocation4
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s to somebody
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