elicit[ ih-lis-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF elicit
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ELICIT
A deep sigh was the only answer she could elicit from Theodora.
Scenes of this sort were too common to elicit comment or arouse excitement.
With what authority do we elicit respect and obedience from our little people!
No amount of cross-examination could elicit any further information.
It was a very simple question, yet it did not elicit a very plain answer.
Nigel questioned him narrowly, but could elicit nothing that could shake his testimony.
I could elicit no more information from my canny countryman than that.
"I will tell hereafter" was the only reply he could elicit from Robin Hays.
The most cautious cross-examiner will often elicit a damaging answer.
Possibly, but not one more likely to elicit Wallenstein's candour.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ELICIT
- bring about
- bring down
- bring on
- bring to one's feet
- build up
- call forth
- draw forth
- fire up
- give rise to
- lead to