- to request the presence or participation of in a kindly, courteous, or complimentary way, especially to request to come or go to some place, gathering, entertainment, etc., or to do something: to invite friends to dinner.
- to request politely or formally: to invite donations.
- to act so as to bring on or render probable: to invite accidents by fast driving.
- to call forth or give occasion for: Those big shoes invite laughter.
- to attract, allure, entice, or tempt.
- to give invitation; offer attractions or allurements.
- Informal. an invitation.
Origin of invite
Synonyms for inviteSee more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com
Related Words for inviteecompany, caller, foreigner, guest, transient, visitant, inspector, invitee, out-of-towner
Examples from the Web for invitee
Contemporary Examples of invitee
Caspar Weinberger, an old Nixon friend who was then director of the Office of Management and Budget, was the other invitee.My Sober Celebration With Nixon
Peter G. Peterson
June 12, 2009
“I would say 30 percent of the guests there were involved with Bernie ,” says one invitee.I Survived Hurricane Bernie
December 17, 2008
- a person who is invited
- 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
- an informal word for invitation
Word Origin for invite
Word Origin and History for invitee
1650s, from invite (v.).