Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: conjure
IPA transcription: [k'ɑndʒɚ]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: conspire, cabal, complot, conjure, machinate
    Meaning: engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together; "They conspired to overthrow the government"
  • Synonyms: bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure
    Meaning: ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
  • Synonyms: raise, conjure, conjure_up, invoke, evoke, stir, call_down, arouse, bring_up, put_forward, call_forth
    Meaning: 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"
Usage examples
  • The name of Comte Remy de Morbihan, although unrecorded in the Almanach de Gotha, was one to conjure with in the Paris of his day and generation.
  • Now one was an old man of comely face and the other a youth; and he heard the younger say to the elder, "O my uncle,, I conjure thee by Allah, give me back my cousin!"