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 Dictionary entry overview: What does elicitation mean? 

  The noun ELICITATION has 1 sense:

1. stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors

  Familiarity information: ELICITATION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1elicitation [BACK TO TOP]


Stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents


elicitation; evocation; induction

Context example:

the elicitation of his testimony was not easy

Hypernyms ("elicitation" is a kind of...):

input; stimulant; stimulation; stimulus (any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action)

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