Associations to the word «Conjure»


CONJURE, verb. (intransitive) To perform magic tricks.
CONJURE, verb. (transitive) To summon up using supernatural power, as a devil
CONJURE, verb. (intransitive) To practice black magic.
CONJURE, verb. (transitive) To evoke.
CONJURE, verb. (transitive) To imagine or picture in the mind.
CONJURE, verb. (transitive) To make an urgent request to; to appeal to or beseech.
CONJURE, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To conspire or plot.
CONJURE, noun. (African American Vernacular English) A practice of magic; hoodoo; conjuration.
CONJURE UP, verb. (idiomatic)   To create or produce something, seemingly magically.
CONJURE UP, verb. (idiomatic)   To generate (an image or an idea) in one's mind.

Dictionary definition

CONJURE, verb. Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain".
CONJURE, verb. Ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons".
CONJURE, verb. Engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together; "They conspired to overthrow the government".

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