bring forward the power of a person or thing
I invoke the power of your anus.
by Michael R Leach August 11, 2005
When someone mentions something, such as an idea, in an attempt to make people feel a certain way or with a specific goal in mind.

To refer to something in order to support your ideals.

Also to make use of a law or right in defense or opposition to something perhaps. It is usually used as a transition verb.
Carrie invoked her Fifth Amendment privileges.

Tim invoked history to prove his point, because he needed support for his ideas.

The suspect invoked his right to an attorney.
by Jazz92293 July 02, 2014

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