Synonyms of invoke in English:

invoke


See definition of invoke

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, bring

4‘middle-class moralities invoke peculiar anxieties’

SYNONYMS

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