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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.
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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.
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Our approach takes into consideration two sources of information to forecast the probabilities: predictive elicitation from experts (bookmakers) and historical records, whereas Shin's procedure just takes into consideration the bookmakers.
An Exploratory Study ofTopic Importance in Requirements Elicitation Interviews.
Expert elicitation as a means to attribute 28 enteric pathogens to foodborne, waterbonie, animal contact, and person-to-person transmission routes in Canada.
We employed the principles of photo elicitation (see Clark-Ibanez, 2007; Collier & Collier, 1986; Harper, 2002; Samuels, 2007) to empower the adolescents to create visual expressions that captured their experiences in wild nature.
Another aim is that the elicitation of past and hoped for future projects may help communicate that the occupational therapist is open to their dreams of reengaging in past important occupations or pursuing valued future occupations.
The usual notations adopted in elicitation of weights processes are used [32, 33]:
Zhang, "Effective Requirements Development--A Comparison of Requirements Elicitation Techniques," en Software Quality Management XV: the Knowledge Society, Berki, Nummenmaa, Sunley, Ross and Staples, eds.
10] proposed the elicitation is a process of formulating a person's knowledge and ideas about one or more uncertain quantities into a (joint) probability distribution for those quantities.
Evaluation forms gathered ratings of satisfaction with the sessions and the photo elicitation method.
Methods that were used in the original volume, such as photo elicitation and retrospective interviews, appear throughout this text often as updated versions.
The "Photo Elicitation Project" teaching idea applies the techniques of photo elicitation to stress prevention and management.
His forte was in undergraduate teaching and formulation of teaching programmes, and he was passionate in the elicitation of physical signs at the bedside.