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invite

[ verb in-vahyt; noun in-vahyt ]
/ verb 瑟n藞va瑟t; noun 藞瑟n va瑟t /
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verb (used with object), in路vit路ed, in路vit路ing.
verb (used without object), in路vit路ed, in路vit路ing.
to give invitation; offer attractions or allurements.
noun
Informal. an invitation.
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Origin of invite

First recorded in 1525鈥35, invite is from the Latin word inv墨t膩re

synonym study for invite

1. See call.

OTHER WORDS FROM invite

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How to use invite in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for invite

invite

verb (瑟n藞va瑟t) (tr)
to ask (a person or persons) in a friendly or polite way (to do something, attend an event, etc)he invited them to dinner
to make a request for, esp publicly or formallyto invite applications
to bring on or provoke; give occasion foryou invite disaster by your actions
to welcome or tempt
noun (藞瑟nva瑟t)
an informal word for invitation

Derived forms of invite

inviter, noun

Word Origin for invite

C16: from Latin inv墨t膩re to invite, entertain, from in- 虏 + -v墨t膩re, probably related to Greek hiesthai to be desirous of
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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