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invite

 
Noun invite has 1 sense
  1. invite - a colloquial expression for invitation; "he didn't get no invite to the party"
    --1 is a kind of
    invitation
    Derived forms: verb invite5, verb invite2
Verb invite has 8 senses
  1. invite, ask for - increase the likelihood of; "ask for trouble"; "invite criticism"
    --1 is one way to arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
    Derived form: noun invitation2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. invite, ask over, ask round - invite someone to one's house; "Can I invite you for dinner on Sunday night?"
    --2 is one way to request, bespeak, call for, quest
    Derived forms: noun invite1, noun invitee1, noun invitation1
    Sample sentence:
    They invite him to write the letter
  3. tempt, invite - give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting; "the window displays tempted the shoppers"
    --3 is one way to stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir
    Derived form: noun invitation2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  4. invite, bid - ask someone in a friendly way to do something
    --4 is one way to request
    Derived form: noun invitation1
    Sample sentence:
    They invite him to write the letter
  5. invite, pay for - have as a guest; "I invited them to a restaurant"
    --5 is one way to interact
    Derived forms: noun invite1, noun invitee1, noun invitation1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  6. invite, ask in - ask to enter; "We invited the neighbors in for a cup of coffee"
    --6 is one way to request, bespeak, call for, quest
    Derived form: noun invitation1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  7. invite, call for - request the participation or presence of; "The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference"
    --7 is one way to request, bespeak, call for, quest
    Derived form: noun invitation1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. receive, take in, invite - express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees"
    Derived form: noun invitation1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot invite Sue
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