Meaning of “evoke” in the English Dictionary

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evokeverb [ T ]

us /ɪˈvoʊk/

to cause something to be remembered or expressed:

The smell of chalk always evokes memories of my school days.
adjective us /ɪˈvɑk·ə·t̬ɪv/

The new fashions were evocative of the 1920s.

(Definition of “evoke” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)