Elicit

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Elicit Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    elicit v
  1. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy" [syn: arouse, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke]
  2. deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant" [syn: educe, evoke, extract, draw out]
  3. derive by reason; "elicit a solution"
Elicit Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Elicit \E*lic"it\, a. [L. elictus, p. p. of elicere to elicit; e + lacere to entice. Cf. Delight, Lace.] Elicited; drawn out; made real; open; evident. [Obs.] ``An elicit act of equity.'' --Jer. Taylor.
Elicit Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Elicit \E*lic"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elicited; p. pr. & vb. n. Eliciting.] To draw out or entice forth; to bring to light; to bring out against the will; to deduce by reason or argument; as, to elicit truth by discussion.

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  • Requirements elicitation: In requirements engineering , requirements elicitation is the practice of obtaining the requirements of a system from users, customers and ...
  • Expert elicitation: In science , engineering , and research , expert elicitation is the synthesis of opinions of expert s of a subject where there is ...
  • Preference elicitation: Preference elicitation refers to the problem of developing a decision support system capable of generating recommendation s to a user, thus ...
  • Zaltman Metaphor Elicitation Technique: ZMET is a technique that elicits both conscious and especially unconscious thoughts by exploring people's non-literal or metaphoric ...
  • Multiple EM for Motif Elicitation: MEME (disambiguation) Multiple EM for Motif Elicitation or MEME is a tool for discovering motifs in a group of related DNA or protein ...

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