(redirected from elicitation)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

elicit (something) from (someone)

1. To provoke something from someone, typically a specific reaction or emotion. Geez, what did you say to elicit such anger from Ben?
2. To obtain something from someone. Don't worry, our spy will elicit the documents we need from our enemies.
See also: elicit
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

elicit something from someone

to obtain information from someone. I hoped to elicit a statement from the mayor, but I could not reach her. Larry was not able to elicit anything new from Jane.
See also: elicit
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
Each of the eight possible elicitations had three primary components: first, a description of the quality index and an opportunity to read a related scenario; second, the actual elicitation with randomized bid of additional travel time; and third, a follow-up question to respondents accepting the bid about their certainty of acceptance.
To highlight the importance of our curriculum changes, in this section we first review the literature that discusses information requirements determination (IRD) and requirements elicitation (RE).
There are also questions that can be answered neither by means of corpora analysis nor by elicitation. They are:
(1) Do learners who score higher in the uptake of recast, elicitation, and metalinguistic feedback perform better in the immediate and delayed posttests?
Applying collaborative process design to user requirements elicitation: A case study.
Ranking the disease burden of 14 pathogens in food sources in the United States using attribution data from outbreak investigations and expert elicitation. J Food Prot.
In FITradeoff, points above ([x'.sub.i]) and below ([x".sub.i]) the indifference value can be found, depending on the answeres given by the DM in the elicitation questions.
UceWeb implements the rating scale, standard gamble, time trade-off and its daily time trade-off variant, and willingness-to-pay methods (only the first three methods have been used in this work) and supports patient and interviewer in a user-friendly elicitation process which minimizes variability in the way the different methods are administered.
Participant-generated visual methodologies, such as photo elicitation, are well documented (see Hughes, 2012).
The elicitation module of Personal Projects Analysis (PPA) may provide an effective and efficient method to prime patients to identify occupational goals of high relevance (Maes & Karoly, 2005).
In contrast, relatively few studies have been performed on the DC subset responsible in the elicitation phase.