Evocate vs. Evoke

Evocate vs. Evoke — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Evocate and Evoke

Evocateverb

(rare) To evoke

Evokeverb

To give rise to; draw forth; produce

words that evoked a smile.actions that evoked mistrust.

Evocateverb

To call up

Evokeverb

To call to mind, as by suggestion, association, or reference

songs that evoke old memories.a speech that evoked the words of Jefferson.

Evokeverb

To create anew, especially by means of the imagination

a novel that accurately evokes the Depression.

Evokeverb

To summon by magical or supernatural power; conjure.

Evokeverb

To call out; to draw out or bring forth.

Evokeverb

To cause the manifestation of something (emotion, picture, etc.) in someone's mind or imagination.

Being here evokes long forgotten memories.Seeing this happen equally evokes fear and anger in me.The book evokes a detailed and lively picture of what life was like in the 19th century.

Evokeverb

call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses);

arouse pityraise a smileevoke sympathy

Evokeverb

call forth;

Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple

Evokeverb

deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning);

We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

Evokeverb

evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic;

raise the specter of unemploymenthe conjured wild birds in the airstir a disturbancecall down the spirits from the mountain

Evokeverb

call to mind or evoke