Synonyms of invoke in English:

invoke


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See Spanish definition of invocar

verb

1‘he invoked his statutory right to complain to the district auditor’

SYNONYMS
cite, refer to, adduce, instance
resort to, have recourse to, turn to, call into use, use, put into effect, put into use
ANTONYMS

waive

2‘I closed my eyes and invoked the Madonna’

SYNONYMS
pray to, call on, appeal to, plead with, supplicate, entreat, solicit, beseech, beg, implore, importune, petition
call for, request
rare obtest, obsecrate, impetrate

3‘she was walking in a circle as though invoking the spirits of the place’

SYNONYMS
summon, call, call up, bring, conjure, conjure up

4‘middle-class moralities invoke peculiar anxieties’

SYNONYMS
bring forth, bring on, elicit, induce, cause, kindle, bring out