Elicit


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Elicit

  • (Verb) evoke or draw out (a reaction, answer, or fact) from someone. “I tried to elicit a smile from Joanna”
  • (Verb) draw forth (something that is latent or potential) into existence. “a corrupt heart elicits in an hour all that is bad in us”

Elicit meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • निकालना, प्राप्त करना, प्रकाश में लाना, सार निकालना

Elicit origin

  • mid 17th century: from Latin elicit- ‘drawn out by trickery or magic’, from the verb elicere, from e- (variant of ex- ) ‘out’ + lacere ‘entice, deceive’.

Elicit in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Talks with Pak only on PoK: Rajnath Singh in Haryana, Signalling the hardening of India’s position after the Centre revoked the … But Delhi’s new red line is expected to elicit a sharp and negative …
  • SBI’s repo linked loans elicit interest ahead of RBI policy, State Bank of India’s repo rate linked home loans, which offer the lowest rate in the market at 8.40% for loans up to Rs 75 lakh, are attracting a …
  • Kashmiri children taken away by forces, say Jean Dreze and team, his newspaper tried to elicit official response to the contents of the report, … The abrogation of Article 370 only discredited those ‘pro-India …
  • VCs set out to raise fresh capital in India, mailed query sent to Accel Partners, Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed did not elicit a response till press time on Monday. The Mumbai-based …
  • Defence | A Chief of Defence Staff will not address the armed forces …, Yet the Indian Army is more interested in howitzers and tanks, when the … The latter competition elicit sneering and guffaws, with vendors …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Elicit 

  • implicit-which is understood ..explicit – means specifically told or written.. ELICIT means which is not specifically told or understood but WE HAVE TO DRIVE BY REASONING
  • A-List can be created from extracting(elicit) good things only

Elicit pronunciation



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