Synonyms of 'elicit'
to bring about (a response or reaction)He was hopeful that his request would elicit a positive response.
to draw out (information) from someonethe question of how far police should go to elicit a confession
He tried to extract further information from the witness.
He has exacted a high price for his co-operation.
Hearing these songs can still evoke strong memories and emotions.
He has been trying to wrest control from the central government.
The kidnappers extorted a huge ransom for his release.
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in the sense of cause
to be the cause ofI don't want to cause any trouble.
in the sense of derive
He is one of those people who derives pleasure from helping others.
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