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See also: invité
- (transitive) To ask for the presence or participation of someone or something.
- We invited our friends round for dinner.
- (transitive) To request formally.
- I invite you all to be seated.
- (transitive) To encourage.
- I always invite criticism of my definitions.
- Wearing that skimpy dress, you are bound to invite attention.
- 1902, Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt's Second State of the Union Address
- The refusal to maintain such a navy would invite trouble, and if trouble came would insure disaster.
- (transitive) To allure; to draw to; to tempt to come; to induce by pleasure or hope; to attract.
- (ask for the presence or participation of): ask out
- (request formally): ask, beseech, entreat, request
- (encourage): ask for, encourage, provoke
ask for the presence or participation of someone
encourage — see encourage
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From the verb invite.
invite (plural invites)
- inflection of :
- invite in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- invite in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- invite in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette