invocate

[ in-vuh-keyt ]
/ ˈɪn vəˌkeɪt /

verb (used with object), in·vo·cat·ed, in·vo·cat·ing. Archaic.


Nearby words

  1. invitational,
  2. invitatory,
  3. invite,
  4. invitee,
  5. inviting,
  6. invocation,
  7. invocative,
  8. invoice,
  9. invoke,
  10. involucel

Origin of invocate

1520–30; < Latin invocātus (past participle of invocāre to call upon, invoke), equivalent to in- in-2 + vocā(re) to call + -tus past participle suffix

Related formsin·voc·a·tive [in-vok-uh-tiv, in-vuh-key-] /ɪnˈvɒk ə tɪv, ˈɪn vəˌkeɪ-/, adjectivein·vo·ca·tor, nounun·in·voc·a·tive, adjective

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Examples from the Web for invocate

  • Do you invocate the blessed Mary and the saints, and trust to their merits and intercession?

    One Snowy Night|Emily Sarah Holt


British Dictionary definitions for invocate

invocate

/ (ˈɪnvəˌkeɪt) /

verb

an archaic word for invoke
Derived Formsinvocative (ɪnˈvɒkətɪv), adjectiveinvocator, noun

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