Crossword clues for elicit
- Secure the heart of Ms Kendal?
- Find out what's allowed online?
- Bring out - evoke
- Draw out, evoke
- Draw out (a response)
- Bring forth
- Give rise to
- Evoke, as a response
- Obtain by interrogation
- Worm out
- Provoke (a response)
- Obtain via interrogation
- Evoke, as a memory
- Draw, as a response
- Draw out, as an answer
- Draw out or call forth
- Bring out — evoke
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Elicit \E*lic"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elicited; p. pr. & vb. n. Eliciting.] To draw out or entice forth; to bring to light; to bring out against the will; to deduce by reason or argument; as, to elicit truth by discussion.
Elicit \E*lic"it\, a. [L. elictus, p. p. of elicere to elicit; e
+ lacere to entice. Cf. Delight, Lace.]
Elicited; drawn out; made real; open; evident. [Obs.] ``An
elicit act of equity.''
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
(context obsolete English) Elicited; drawn out; made real; open; evident. v
1 To evoke, educe (emotions, feelings, responses, et
); to generate, obtain, or provoke as a response or answer. 2 To draw out, bring out, bring forth (something latent); to obtain information from someone or something. 3 To use logic to arrive at truth; to derive by reason; deduce; construe.
derive by reason; "elicit a solution"
Usage examples of "elicit".
My equerry questioned the guards, at length eliciting the information that Bozo had been seen leaving by a certain gate.
No wonder: all citizens had an implant which constantly interrogated them, eliciting their opinions on every aspect of Demarchy life, both within Cadmus-Asterius and beyond.
Afflisio won: a captain of the name of Beccaxia threw the cards at his face--a trifle to which the self-styled count was accustomed, and which did not elicit any remark from him.
Finished, he sent them off to the temple of Gond where they were to elicit the aid of priests who apparently had the ability to recognize a doppelganger when they saw one.
Zandora and Eil had been no more gentle than they should have been and her returning three or a dozen responses to their tenderness had elicited even sterner measures.
Put less figuratively, well-posed physical questions elicit nonsensical answers from the unhappy amalgam of these two theories.
The Trellisanians in fact had nothing to bargain with, and they knew it, and this had elicited in the gemot leaders a sudden and surprising stubbornness founded on wounded pride.
It was doglike at first, which elicited another woof from Goofus, but then it became less feral and, while not exactly human, began to sound like something that could form words, though none came.
A fresh series of grunts and clicks elicited the fact that the smoke-column seen the previous day on Guanaco Hill had not been created by the tribe.
But when the silky skin of her fanny was tender from the hairbrush or belt or the riding whip she bought me for my forty-first birthday, a hand-spanking elicited delightful groans.
George jerked him roughly by one arm, eliciting a masculine scream, and dragged him into the office, dumping him by Donaldson, who laid still, holding his right arm in his left hand, grey of face.
The rays of the setting sun, breaking through the gap between hedge and ground, elicited a dazzling chromatic display of coruscation and opalescence on the surface of the watery spheres as though to make amends for the dingy gray of the hueless Martian twilight.
Nor was the validity of the order to produce such materials viewed as having been impaired by the fact that it sought to elicit proof not only as to the liability of the corporation but also, evidence in its possession relevant to its defense.
Hakan to an awareness of the hour, and he and Kem bundled themselves together, eliciting promises from their new friends to come to supper on Marin evening and making arrangements for Hakan to pick them up.
With their well-known and documented power to elicit vivid psychoactive experiences long after the waning of primary effects.