To draw forth; evoke.
To elicit an angry reply.
To cause to be revealed.
To elicit facts.
To call forth, draw out, or provoke (a response or reaction, for example).
Elicit is defined as to reveal information or to act.
An example of elicit is to get a confession from a suspect.
(obsolete) Elicited; drawn out; made real; open; evident.
To draw out, bring out, bring 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?
Origin of elicit
Latin ēlicere ēlicit- ē-, ex- ex- lacere to entice