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  Definition of invite
  1. a colloquial expression for invitation; "he didn''t get no invite to the party"
  2. ask someone in a friendly way to do something
  3. request the participation or presence of; "The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference"
  4. ask to enter; "We invited the neighbors in for a cup of coffee"
  5. express willingness to have in one''s home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees"
  6. increase the likelihood of; "ask for trouble"; "invite criticism"
  7. give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting; "the window displays tempted the shoppers"
  8. invite someone to one''s house; "Can I invite you for dinner on Sunday night?"
  9. have as a guest; "I invited them to a restaurant"
Similar Words: bid, call for, ask in, receive, take in, ask for, tempt, ask over, ask round, pay for

 

See Also: ask out, invite out, take out

 

Hyponyms: tempt, allure, challenge, call in, welcome, absorb, see, assume, induct

 

Grouped Verbs: request, bespeak, call for, quest, ask over, ask round, ask in

 

Derivational Morphology: pay for, ask over, ask round, bidding, summons, invitation, temptation, enticement, tempter, guest, invitee

 

Anagrams: invent

 

 
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