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