Con*jure" (?), v. t. [imp. & p.p. Conjured (?); p.pr. & vb.n. Conjuring.] [F. conjurer, fr. L. conjurare to swear together, to conspire; con- + jurare to swear. See Jury.]

To call on or summon by a sacred name or in solemn manner; to implore earnestly; to adjure.

I conjure you, let him know, Whate'er was done against him, Cato did it. Addison.

 

© Webster 1913.


Con*jure", v. i.

To combine together by an eath; to conspire; to confederate.

[A Latinism]

Drew after him the third part of Heaven's sons Conjured against the Highest. Milton.

 

© Webster 1913.


Con"jure (?), v. t.

To affect or effect by conjuration; to call forth or send away by magic arts; to excite or alter, as if by magic or by the aid of supernatural powers.

The habitation which your prophet . . . conjured the devil into. Shak.

To conjure up, or make visible, as a spirit, by magic arts; hence, to invent; as, to conjure up a story; to conjure up alarms.

 

© Webster 1913.


Con"jure (?), v. i.

To practice magical arts; to use the tricks of a conjurer; to juggle; to charm.

She conjures; away with her. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.