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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 elic·it /ɪˈlɪsət/
 (vt.)引出,抽出,引起

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·lic·it a.  Elicited; drawn out; made real; open; evident. [Obs.] “An elicit act of equity.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·lic·it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elicited; p. pr. & vb. n. Eliciting.] To draw out or entice forth; to bring to light; to bring out against the will; to deduce by reason or argument; as, to elicit truth by discussion.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 elicit
      v 1: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse
           pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy" [syn: arouse,
            enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke]
      2: deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out
         some interesting linguistic data from the native
         informant" [syn: educe, evoke, extract, draw out]
      3: derive by reason; "elicit a solution"