Elicit is defined as to reveal information or to act.(verb)
An example of elicit is to get a confession from a suspect.
See elicit in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L elicitus, pp. of elicere, to draw out < e-, out + lacere, to entice, akin to laqueus: see lace
See elicit in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb e·lic·it·ed, e·lic·it·ing, e·lic·its
Origin: Latin ēlicere, ēlicit-
Origin: : ē-, ex-, ex-
Origin: + lacere, to entice.
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