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Synonyms for invoke

Synonyms for (verb) invoke

Synonyms: appeal, invoke Definition: request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection Usage: appeal to somebody for help; Invoke God in times of trouble

Similar words: bespeak, call for, request, quest Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service

Synonyms: appeal, invoke Definition: cite as an authority; resort to Usage: He invoked the law that would save him; I appealed to the law of 1900; She invoked an ancient law

Similar words: name, cite, bring up, advert, mention, refer Definition: make reference to Usage: His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

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