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Definition of Invoke

Invoke

  1. To call on for aid or protection; to invite earnestly or solemnly; to summon; to address in prayer; to solicit or demand by invocation; to implore; as, to invoke the Supreme Being, or to invoke His and blessing.

Invoke Quotations

Make friends with the angels, who though invisible are always with you. Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs.
Saint Francis de Sales

Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce.
John F. Kennedy

Let us not become so intense in our zeal to do good by winning arguments or by our pure intention in disputing doctrine that we go beyond good sense and manners, thereby promoting contention, or say and do imprudent things, invoke cynicism, or ridicule with flippancy.
James E. Faust

There is another side to chivalry. If it dispenses leniency, it may with equal justification invoke control.
Freda Adler

We invoke the sacrifices of our fallen heroes in the abstract, but we seldom take time to thank them individually.
Rahm Emanuel
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Invoke Translations

invoke in Afrikaans is oproep
invoke in Dutch is aanroepen
invoke in French is invoquez, invoquons, invoquent, invoquer
invoke in Latin is precor
invoke in Portuguese is invoque
invoke in Spanish is invocar, llamar
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