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Definition summon into action or bring into existence — often as if by magic
  • She fears his black magic will conjure up evil spirits.
conjure = summon into action or bring into existence
  • The song conjures memories of good times.
  • conjures = brings to mind
  • But pray, Colonel, how came you to conjure out that I should be in town today?
    Austen, Jane  --  Sense and Sensibility
  • In the end, Professor McGonagall conjured a large fan out of thin air,
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • conjured = created by magic
  • Edwin looked deep into the flames, his faraway gaze conjuring up memories.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • conjuring = bringing (into existence)
  • Merle had once said that it might be good for him to be some place where no one had heard of his family, where the very mention of his name didn't conjure an image,
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • conjure = bring into existence
  • It was strange the way I felt about
    him: connected was the only word I could conjure up.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • conjure = think of (summon into action from his mind)
  • I tried for a long time to conjure up an image of her before that, just a sliver of something, like her tucking me into bed,
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • conjure = bring into existence
  • You sent a child to conjure up the dead?
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • conjure = summon to be present
  • To conjure several doubles of herself was one thing, but an entire army?
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • conjure = bring into existence by magic
  • PARRIS, to Abigail: Then you were conjuring spirits last night.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • conjuring = summoning to be present
  • ...the three of them were out in the freezing courtyard during break, and she had conjured them up a bright blue fire that could be carried around in a jam jar.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • conjured = created by magic
  • You conjured up a Patronus that drove away all those dementors! That's very, very advanced magic.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • conjured = created with magic
  • He pressed his hand to his forehead, conjuring up a coolness that would not come.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  The Road
  • conjuring = summoning into existence
  • We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to...
    Thomas Jefferson et al.  --  The Declaration of Independence
  • conjured = implored (asked) solemnly
  • Mr. Dark turned to go pat, conjure, calm his dust-crone friend,
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • conjure = summon into action
  • And there he was, standing at a darkened window, conjured, apparently, by her need and her desperation.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • conjured = brought into existence as if by magic
  • Let us use our magic and enchantments to conjure up a woman out of flowers.
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • conjure = summon into existence by magic
  • It was just like a conjuring-trick, she thought.
    Lewis Carroll  --  Through the Looking-Glass
  • conjuring = bringing something into existence as if by magic
  • We were messing about in the night again and we were praying and conjuring and Danny found it running under his feet.
    David Almond  --  Clay
conjuring = summoning into action or bringing into existence — as if by magic

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