Definitions for "Invoke"
To call on for aid or protection; to invite earnestly or solemnly; to summon; to address in prayer; to solicit or demand by invocation; to implore; as, to invoke the Supreme Being, or to invoke His and blessing.
To call on a God or Goddess to take control of or "possess" the person invoking.
To call into yourself. To invite possession. see Evoke.
When a task is invoked, first we check to see if it has been invoked before. if it has been, then nothing else is done. If this is the first time its been invoked, then we invoke each of its prerequisites. Finally, we check to see if we need to execute the actions of this task by calling needed?. Finally, if the task is needed, we execute its actions. NOTE: Currently prerequisites are invoked even if the task is not needed. This may change in the future.
One of the CHAIMS language primitives used to initiate remote execution of a megamodule method.
Execute a command or a macro.
Keywords:  cite, resort, appealed, ancient, him
cite as an authority; resort to; "He invoked the law that would save him"; "I appealed to the law of 1900"; "She invoked an ancient law"
Keywords:  command, start, procedure, program
v. To start a command, program, or procedure.
To start a command, procedure, or program.
Keywords:  awareness, mind, door, open
To open the door to awareness with the mind.
Request the attention or presence of forces or beings on a high level of existence than our own
Keywords:  initiate, process
Initiate a process.