HyperDic: invite

English > 9 senses of the word invite:
VERBemotioninvite, ask forincrease the likelihood of
socialinvite, ask over, ask roundinvite someone to one's house
emotioninvite, temptgive rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting
communicationinvite, bidask someone in a friendly way to do something
socialinvite, pay forhave as a guest
contactinvite, ask inask to enter
communicationinvite, call forrequest the participation or presence of
contactinvite, receive, take inexpress willingness to have in one's home / home or environs
NOUNcommunicationinvitea colloquial expression for invitation
invite > pronunciation
Soundsihnvay't
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > invite: 9 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA colloquial expression for invitation.
Example"he didn't get no invite to the party"
BroaderinvitationA request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
Spanishconvidar, convite, invitación, invitar
Catalanconvidar, invitació, invitar
Verbsinviteinvite someone to one's house
invitehave as a guest
English > invite: 9 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningincrease the likelihood of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "invite criticism"
Synonymask for
Broaderarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokeCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Spanishbuscarse, buscar, invitar
Catalanbuscar-se, buscar, convidar, demanar, invitar
Nounsinvitationa tempting allurement
English > invite: 9 senses > verb 2, social
Meaninginvite someone to one's house.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey invite him to write the letter
Example"Can I invite you for dinner on Sunday night?"
Synonymsask over, ask round
Broaderrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Similar toinvite, ask inask to enter
Spanishconvidar, invitar
Catalanconvidar, invitar
Adjectivesinvitatoryconveying an invitation
Nounsinvitationa request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
invitea colloquial expression for invitation
inviteea visitor to whom hospitality is extended
English > invite: 9 senses > verb 3, emotion
Meaninggive rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Synonymtempt
Broaderstimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stirStir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
Spanishincitar, invitar, provocar, tentar
Catalanincitar, invitar, provocar, temptar, temptejar
Nounsinvitationa tempting allurement
English > invite: 9 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningask someone in a friendly way to do something.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody INFINITIVE
ModelThey invite him to write the letter
Synonymbid
Narrowerchallengeissue a challenge to
tempt, alluredispose or incline or entice to
Broaderrequestask (a person) to do something
Spanishinvitar
Catalanconvidar, invitar
Nounsinvitationa request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
English > invite: 9 senses > verb 5, social
MeaningHave as a guest.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"I invited them to a restaurant"
Synonympay for
BroaderinteractAct together or towards others or with others
See alsoinvite outmake a date
Spanishconvidar, invitar
Catalanconvidar, invitar
Adjectivesinvitatoryconveying an invitation
Nounsinvitationa request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
invitea colloquial expression for invitation
inviteea visitor to whom hospitality is extended
English > invite: 9 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningask to enter.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"We invited the neighbors in for a cup of coffee"
Synonymask in
Narrowercall insummon to enter
Broaderrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Similar toinvite, ask over, ask roundinvite someone to one's house
Spanishinvitar
Nounsinvitationa request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
English > invite: 9 senses > verb 7, communication
Meaningrequest the participation or presence of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference"
Synonymcall for
Broaderrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Similar torequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Spanishconvidar, convocar, invitar, pedir, requerir
Catalanconvidar, invitar
Adjectivesinvitatoryconveying an invitation
Nounsinvitationa request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
English > invite: 9 senses > verb 8, contact
MeaningExpress willingness to have in one's home / home or environs.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot invite Sue
Synonymsreceive, take in
Narrowerabsorbassimilate or take in
assumeTake up someone's soul into heaven
inductAdmit as a member
seeReceive as a specified guest
welcomeReceive someone, as into one's house
Spanishacoger, convidar, invitar, recibir, solicitar
Catalanconvidar, rebre
Nounsinvitationa request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something

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