HyperDic: invitation

English > 2 senses of the word invitation:
NOUNcommunicationinvitationa request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
attributeinvitationa tempting allurement
invitation > pronunciation
Soundsih.nvihtey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > invitation: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something.
Examples
  • "an invitation to lunch"
  • "she threw the invitation away"
Narrowerbidding, summonsA request to be present
inviteA colloquial expression for invitation
Broaderletter, missiveA written message addressed to a person or organization
request, askingThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of requesting / requesting / requesting
Spanishinvitación
Adjectivesinvitationalpertaining to or characteristic of an invitation
Verbsinviteask someone in a friendly way to do something
inviterequest the participation or presence of
inviteask to enter
inviteexpress willingness to have in one's home / home or environs
inviteinvite someone to one's house
invitehave as a guest
English > invitation: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA tempting allurement.
Example"she was an invitation to trouble"
Broaderallure, allurement, temptingnessThe power to entice or attract through personal charm
Spanishinvitación
Catalaninvitació
Verbsinvitegive rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting
inviteincrease the likelihood of

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