English → English - invoke

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v. requests help or protection (from a deity); summon a spirit through witchcraft; request, make an appeal; pray; activate a command, cause a certain action (Computers)

English → Spanish - invoke

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v. invocar, apelar a, hacer un llamado a; (inform.) activar una orden, función, rutina

English → French - invoke

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v. appeler, invoquer (politique), demander l'aide; s'adresser à; prier; évoquer (esprits); provoquer, mettre en application une commande spécifique (informatique)

English → German - invoke

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v. anrufen, aufrufen, bitten, flehen; (Comput) ein Befehl aufrufen

English → Indonesian - invoke

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v. meminta, memohon, memohonkan, memohon dgn asyik, berdoa

English → Italian - invoke

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v. invocare (aiuto); chiedere; pregare; (inform.) azionare un comando, attivare una operazione specifica

English → Polish - invoke

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v. wezwać, zakląć, błagać, odwołać się, wzywać, zaklinać

English → Portuguese - invoke

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v. convocar (pedindo ajuda); pedir, dirigir-se a; rezar; (informática) executar um comando, causar uma certa reação através de um comando

English → Romanian - invoke

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v. invoca, chema prin incantaţie

English → Russian - invoke

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г. призывать, взывать, умолять, вызывать духов

English → Turkish - invoke

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f. yalvarmak, yakarmak, dua etmek, yardım istemek, çağırmak, hatırlatmak

English → Ukrainian - invoke

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v. закликати, благати, цитувати, накликати

English → Dutch - invoke

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ww. oproepen (hulp); verzoeken, aanvragen; smeken; bidden; (in computers) aanroepen, aktiveren, een (computer) opdracht uitvoeren; een bepaalde werking veroorzaken

English → Greek - invoke

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ρήμ. επικαλούμαι

English → Arabic - invoke

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‏توسل، إبتهل، إستحضر روحا، ناشد، ذكر، طلب المساعدة، نفذ‏

English → Chinese - invoke

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(动) 祈求, 实行, 恳求; 向神乞求帮助或保护; 通过巫术召唤鬼灵; 要求, 上诉; 祷告; 使命令作用, 发起某种行动 (计算机用语)

English → Chinese - invoke

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(動) 祈求, 實行, 懇求

English → Hindi - invoke

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v. अभिमंत्रित करना, रक्षा के लिए ईश्वर से स्तुति करना, आहवान करना, विनती करना

English → Japanese - invoke

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(動) 祈願する, 助けを求める; 訴える, 発動させる; 墾願する; (コンピュータ) 呼び出す

English → Korean - invoke

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동. 송장을 작성하다

English → Vietnamese - invoke

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v. cầu nguyện, thỉnh nguyện, khấn nguyện, cầu đảo, gọi hồn, cầu cứu người nào

Definition of invoke

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Verb
1. To call upon (a person, especially a god) for help, assistance or guidance.
2. To appeal for validation to a (notably cited) authority.
In certain Christian circles invoking the Bible constitutes irrefutable proof.
3. To conjure up with incantations.
This satanist ritual invokes Beelzebub.
4. To bring about as an inevitable consequence.
Blasphemy is taboo as it may invoke divine wrath.
5. To solicit, petition for, appeal to a favorable attitude.
The envoy invoked the King of Kings's magnanimity to reduce his province's tribute after another draught.
6. To cause (a program or subroutine) to execute.
Interactive programs let the users enter choices and invoke the corresponding routines.
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Verb Forms

Present participle: invoking
Present: invoke (3.person: invokes)
Past: invoked
Future: will invoke
Present conditional: would invoke
Present Perfect: have invoked (3.person: has invoked)
Past Perfect: had invoked
Future Perfect: will have invoked
Past conditional: would have invoked
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