Elicit definition, to draw or bring out or forth; educe; evoke: to elicit the truth; to elicit a response with a question. See more.
Define elicit: to get (a response, information, etc.) from someone — Elicit pronunciation.
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elicit definition, meaning, what is elicit: to get or produce something, especially information or a reaction: . Learn more.
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'.
... forth (something latent); to obtain information from someone or something. Fred wished to elicit the time of the meeting from Jane. Did you elicit a response?
When you elicit, you're bringing out a response of some sort. A good comedian elicits a lot of laughs.
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