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invoke

Synonyms of invoke in English:

verb

  • 1 he invoked his statutory right to complain to the district auditor
    cite, refer to, adduce, instance;
    resort to, have recourse to, turn to, call into use, use, put into effect/use
    [Antonyms] waive
  • 2 I closed my eyes and invoked the Madonna
  • 3 she was walking in a circle as though invoking the spirits of the place
    summon, call (up), bring, conjure (up)
  • 4 middle-class moralities invoke peculiar anxieties
    bring forth, bring on, elicit, induce, cause, kindle, bring out
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