invoker

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

invoke +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

invoker (plural invokers)

  1. One who calls upon (a person, especially a god) for help, assistance or guidance.
    An invoker of God's mercy
  2. One who appeals for validation to a (notably cited) authority.
  3. One who conjures up spirits with incantations.
  4. Someone who induces as an inevitable consequence.
  5. One who solicits, petitions for, appeals to a favorable attitude.
  6. (computing) That which causes a program or subroutine to execute.