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English Dictionary: evocation by the DICT Development Group
2 results for evocation
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. imaginative re-creation
  2. calling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations
    Synonym(s): evocation, summoning
  3. stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors; "the elicitation of his testimony was not easy"
    Synonym(s): evocation, induction, elicitation
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Evocation \Ev`o*ca"tion\, n. [L. evocatio: cf. F. [82]vocation.]
      The act of calling out or forth. --Sir. T. Browne.
               The evocation of that better spirit.      --M. Arnold.
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