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elicit


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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.''  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  elicit 
  v  1:  call  forth;  of  emotions,  feelings,  and  responses;  "arouse 
  pity";  "raise  a  smile";  "evoke  sympathy"  [syn:  {arouse}, 
  {enkindle},  {kindle},  {evoke},  {fire},  {raise},  {provoke}] 
  2:  deduce  (a  principle)  or  construe  (a  meaning)  [syn:  {educe}, 
  {evoke},  {extract},  {draw  out}] 
  3:  derive  by  reason;  "elicit  a  solution" 




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