Definition of evoke
- evoke evil spirits
- this place evokes memories
The old house evoked memories of his childhood.
His photographs evoke the isolation and solitude of the desert.
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: to bring (a memory, feeling, image, etc.) into the mind
: to cause (a particular reaction or response) to happen
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