Complete Definition of "invoke"

English

Pronunciation
a|US AHD|in'vÅk, IPA|/ɪnËvoÊk/, SAMPA|/In"voUk/

Etymology
L. term|invocare||to call upon

Verb
en-verb|invok|ing

  1. transitive To call upon (a person, especially a god) for help, assistance or guidance.
  2. transitive To conjure up with incantations.
  3. transitive computing To cause (a program or subroutine) to execute.

Synonyms
sense|computing|To cause a program or subroutine to execute call, execute, run

Translations
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ttbc|German: aufrufen
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ttbc|Dutch: aanroepen
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