call forth
phrasal elicit, evoke <
these events call forth great emotions
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • call forth — verb 1. evoke or provoke to appear or occur Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple • Syn: ↑provoke, ↑evoke, ↑kick up • Derivationally related forms: ↑evocation (for: ↑evoke …   Useful english dictionary

  • call forth — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms call forth : present tense I/you/we/they call forth he/she/it calls forth present participle calling forth past tense called forth past participle called forth formal to produce a particular reaction …   English dictionary

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  • call forth — verb To induce, inspire …   Wiktionary

  • call forth — elicit, evoke, cause to occur …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To call forth — Call Call (k[add]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Called} (k[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Calling}] [OE. callen, AS. ceallian; akin to Icel. & Sw. kalla, Dan. kalde, D. kallen to talk, prate, OHG. kall[=o]n to call; cf. Gr. ghry ein to speak, sing, Skr. gar …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Call — (k[add]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Called} (k[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Calling}] [OE. callen, AS. ceallian; akin to Icel. & Sw. kalla, Dan. kalde, D. kallen to talk, prate, OHG. kall[=o]n to call; cf. Gr. ghry ein to speak, sing, Skr. gar to praise …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • call — [kôl] vt. [ME callen < Late OE ceallian & or < ON kalla < IE base * gal , to scream, shriek > Brythonic galw, call, Ger klage & (?) MIr gall, swan] 1. to say or read in a loud tone; shout; announce [to call the names of stations] 2.… …   English World dictionary

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