Origin of invitation
OTHER WORDS FROM invitationpre·in·vi·ta·tion, nounre·in·vi·ta·tion, noun
Words nearby invitation
How to use invitation in a sentence
These are not prescriptions, I replied, but invitations to experiment.The new wine rules: Drink what you like with what you want to eat|Dave McIntyre|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Snow, rather than rainwater, filled the hollows when I saw Yang’s pieces, so I saw no birds taking up the invitation.Sculpture parks are a great way to see art during a pandemic. Here’s why some are better than others.|Sebastian Smee|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
In short, it has been a challenge trying to figure out the system, including how policies compare between state and county, and especially how Montgomery decides who gets a coveted email invitation to make an appointment.
Residents must register to request an appointment, and strong demand means “wait times between submitting a request form and receiving an invitation to schedule could be significant,” officials said.Maryland Democrats call for ‘course correction’ amid regionwide frustration over vaccine rollout|Erin Cox, Rebecca Tan, Antonio Olivo|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
Unlike sites such as Facebook, Telegram is a messaging app where users can create large, invitation-only and encrypted chat groups, and it allows users to remain anonymous by hiding their phone numbers from one another.“This Is War”: Inside the Secret Chat Where Far-Right Extremists Devised Their Post-Capitol Plans|by Logan Jaffe and Jack Gillum|January 28, 2021|ProPublica
You were there at my invitation to discuss issues with your constituents.
Letting humans use their common sense is not an invitation to anarchy.
And I was lucky enough to receive an invitation to stay at Easter Elchies House, the spiritual home at The Macallan.A Whisky Connoisseur Remembers That First Sip of The Macallan||December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Admission is free, but by invitation only, and advance RSVP is required.
“Lyova, you know I have a funny feeling about this invitation,” he told Levon Atovmyan, a close friend and fellow composer.
Twice a year the formal invitation was sent out by the old nobleman to his only son, and to his two nephews.
To the invitation to precede him she readily responded, and, with a bow to the Seneschal, she began to walk across the apartment.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
It was considerably to Justice Haggard's astonishment that he heard of the invitation to his son and his son's wife.
Aristide glowingly accepted the invitation and cast a look of triumph around the café.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
A heavy rain had fallen in the afternoon, and he lingered in her company at her invitation and encouragement.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
British Dictionary definitions for invitation
- the act of inviting, such as an offer of entertainment or hospitality
- (as modifier)an invitation dance; an invitation race