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Overview of verb elicit

The verb elicit has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (6) arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke

(call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")

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

(deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant")

3. elicit

(derive by reason; "elicit a solution") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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