To call on or summon by a sacred name or in solemn manner; to implore earnestly; to adjure.
- To summon (a devil or spirit) by magical or supernatural power.
- To influence or effect by or as if by magic: tried to conjure away the doubts that beset her.
- To call or bring to mind; evoke: "Arizona conjures up an image of stark deserts for most Americans” ( American Demographics).
- To imagine; picture: "a sight to store away, then conjure up someday when they were no longer together” ( Nelson DeMille).
- Archaic To call on or entreat solemnly, especially by an oath.
- To perform magic tricks, especially by sleight of hand.
- To summon a devil by magic or supernatural power.
- To practice black magic.
- Chiefly Southern U.S. See hoodoo.
- Chiefly Southern U.S. Of or practicing folk magic: a conjure woman.