Pronunciation: (kon'jur, kun'- for 1–5, 8–10, 12; kun-joor' for 6, 7, 11),[key] —v.,-jured, -jur•ing, —n.
—v.t. 1. to affect or influence by or as if by invocation or spell.
2. to effect, produce, bring, etc., by or as by magic: to conjure a miracle. 3. to call upon or command (a devil or spirit) by invocation or spell.
4. to call or bring into existence by or as if by magic (usually fol. by up): She seemed to have conjured up the person she was talking about. 5. to bring to mind; recall (usually fol. by up): to conjure up the past. 6. to appeal to solemnly or earnestly: I conjure you to hear my plea. 7. Obs.to charge solemnly.
—v.i. 1. to call upon or command a devil or spirit by invocation or spell.
2. to practice magic.
3. to practice legerdemain.
4. Obs.to conspire.
—n. Chiefly Southern U.S.an act or instance of witchcraft or voodoo, esp. a spell.