Synonyms for evoke

Synonyms for (verb) evoke

Synonyms: paint a picture, evoke, suggest

Definition: call to mind

Usage: this remark evoked sadness

Similar words: show, evince, express

Definition: give expression to

Usage: She showed her disappointment


Synonyms: bring up, call down, call forth, invoke, conjure, conjure up, arouse, put forward, raise, evoke, stir

Definition: summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic

Usage: raise the specter of unemployment; he conjured wild birds in the air; call down the spirits from the mountain

Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor


Synonyms: educe, draw out, evoke, extract, elicit

Definition: deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)

Usage: We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

Similar words: construe, see, interpret

Definition: make sense of; assign a meaning to

Usage: What message do you see in this letter?; How do you interpret his behavior?


Synonyms: provoke, kick up, call forth, evoke

Definition: evoke or provoke to appear or occur

Usage: Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple

Similar words: cause, do, make

Definition: give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally

Usage: cause a commotion; make a stir; cause an accident


Synonyms: kindle, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, arouse, raise, provoke

Definition: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

Usage: arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy

Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor