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Synonyms for elicit
ɪˈlɪs ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke(verb)

    call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

    "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"

    Synonyms:
    elevate, resurrect, force out, provoke, beset, send away, awake, levy, call forth, chivy, kick upstairs, give the sack, suggest, stimulate, lift, heighten, harry, upgrade, educe, dismiss, kick up, fire, leaven, chivvy, bring up, rouse, invoke, raise, wind up, recruit, inflame, chevvy, farm, extract, excite, grow, conjure, upraise, give the axe, prove, awaken, chevy, conjure up, conflagrate, molest, go off, displace, plague, wake, waken, turn on, enhance, give notice, terminate, fuel, arouse, wake up, can, sack, advance, perk up, stir, burn, burn down, put forward, sex, enkindle, evoke, rear, harass, draw out, set up, nurture, parent, energize, produce, erect, discharge, kindle, put up, promote, hassle, open fire, brace, energise, paint a picture, get up, call down, come alive

  2. educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out(verb)

    deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)

    "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, express, evoke, arouse, put forward, distill, provoke, enkindle, suggest, paint a picture, stir, suck out, aspirate, conjure, extend, fire, distil, draw out, pull, take out, press out, conjure up, educe, kick up, protract, raise, call down, pull up, call forth, invoke, derive, pull out, bring up, excerpt, prolong, extract

  3. elicit(verb)

    derive by reason

    "elicit a solution"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, enkindle, arouse, educe, fire, raise, evoke, extract, draw out, provoke

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. elicit

    Synonyms:
    draw, evoke, educe, eliminate, enucleate, express, extract, worm, evolve

    Antonyms:
    insert, implant, introduce, inoculate, insinuate, infuse, instil, incorporate, suggest, extort

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. elicit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    draw out, bring out, succeed in obtaining

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    obtain, trigger, seek

How to use elicit in a sentence?

  1. Ryan Morris:

    Whoever is doing this is just trying to elicit a fear or disrupt something.

  2. Kannalife Sciences CEO Dean Petkanas:

    Maybe Sessions should spend more time cracking down on pill mills and the elicit use of opioids rather than outlawing cannabis.

  3. Graham Greene:

    It is the story-teller's task to elicit sympathy and a measure of understanding for those who lie outside the boundaries of State approval.

  4. John Kerry:

    What I have done is tried to elicit from him what Iran might be willing to do in order to change the dynamic in the Middle East for the better.

  5. Weiwen Ng:

    Today's NODX print reinforced our view that risks to the growth outlook is clearly skewed to the downside and could possibly elicit a further calibration in policy settings.

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Translations for elicit

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  • извличамBulgarian
  • eruieren, schließen, herauslocken, entlocken, locken, elizitieren, hervorlocken, auslösen, hervorrufen, schlussfolgernGerman
  • sonsacar, inferir, suscitar, obtener, deducir, provocarSpanish
  • causer, réaliser, raisonner, déduireFrench
  • kicsalHungarian
  • memperolehIndonesian
  • påkalle, resonnere, avstedkomme, vekke, slutte, fremkalleNorwegian
  • oproepen, afleiden, ontlokken, teweegbrengen, veroorzaken, redenerenDutch
  • obțineRomanian
  • устана́вливать, извлека́ть, установи́ть, извле́чь, де́лать вы́вод, сде́лать вы́вод, выявля́ть, вызыва́ть, вы́явить, вы́звать, вызыватьRussian
  • izvući, polučiti, izazvati, evociratiSerbo-Croatian
  • framkalla, väcka, locka fram, få framSwedish
  • aydınlığa çıkarmak, temin etmek, yol açmak, neden olmak, ortaya çıkarmak, almak, sağlamak, aydınlatmak, edinmek, çıkarmak, tepki göstermek, meydana çıkarmak, tepkiye neden olmak, elde etmek, öğrenmekTurkish
  • elicitUrdu

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