avocans etymology

Latin word avocans comes from Latin voco

Detailed word origin of avocans

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
voco Latin (lat) (transitive) I call, summon, beckon (with one's voice).. (transitive) I name, designate. (transitive, by extension) I invoke, call upon (a person, especially a god). (transitive, by extension) I summon, convene, call together.. I bring or put (into a state or condition).
avoco Latin (lat) (legal) I reclaim, recall, withdraw, confiscate.. I call off or away, withdraw, divert, remove, separate, turn.. I dissuade, discourage, divert.. I distract or divert someone's attention.. I divert by cheering; cheer, amuse, occupy.. I interrupt, hinder.. I revoke, disavow.
avocans Latin (lat)