More definitions of "invite":
- (noun): A colloquial expression for invitation.
Example: "He didn't get no invite to the party"
- (verb): Ask to enter.
Synonyms: ask in
- (verb): Request the participation or presence of.
Example: "The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference"
Synonyms: call for
- (verb): Give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting.
- (verb): Have as a guest.
Synonyms: pay for
- (verb): Ask someone in a friendly way to do something.
- (verb): Increase the likelihood of.
Example: "Invite criticism"
Synonyms: ask for
Famous quotes containing the word invite:
“The too much contemplation of these limits induces meanness. They who talk much of destiny, their birth-star, &c., are in a lower dangerous plane, and invite the evils they fear.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind.”
—Bible: New Testament, Luke 14:13.
“What did she say?Just what she ought, of course. A lady always does.She said enough to show there need not be despairand to invite him to say more himself.”
—Jane Austen (17751817)