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Definition 1: a colloquial expression for invitation - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where invite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he didn't get no invite to the party

(invite is a kind of ...) a request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something

"an invitation to lunch" "she threw the invitation away"

Definition 2: ask someone in a friendly way to do something - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for invite in the sense of this definition

(invite is a kind of ...) ask (a person) to do something

"She asked him to be here at noon" "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"

(... is a kind of invite ) dispose or incline or entice to

"We were tempted by the delicious-looking food"

(... is a kind of invite ) issue a challenge to

"Fischer challenged Spassky to a match"

Definition 3: request the participation or presence of - [verb of communication]

Samples where invite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference

Synonyms for invite in the sense of this definition

(invite has a similar meaning as ...) express the need or desire for

"She requested an extra bed in her room" "She called for room service" "when you call, always ask for Mary"

Definition 4: ask to enter - [verb of contact]

Samples where invite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We invited the neighbors in for a cup of coffee

Synonyms for invite in the sense of this definition

(invite is a kind of ...) express the need or desire for

"She requested an extra bed in her room" "She called for room service" "when you call, always ask for Mary"

(... is a kind of invite ) summon to enter

"The nurse called in the next patient"

(invite has a similar meaning as ...) invite someone to one's house

"Can I invite you for dinner on Sunday night?"

Definition 5: express willingness to have in one's home or environs - [verb of contact]

Samples where invite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The community warmly received the refugees

Synonyms for invite in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of invite ) receive someone, as into one's house

(... is a kind of invite ) assimilate or take in

"The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society"

(... is a kind of invite ) receive as a specified guest

"the doctor will see you now" "The minister doesn't see anybody before noon"

(... is a kind of invite ) take up someone's soul into heaven

"This is the day when Mary was assumed into heaven"

(... is a kind of invite ) admit as a member

"We were inducted into the honor society"

Definition 6: give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting - [verb of emotion]

Samples where invite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the window displays tempted the shoppers

Synonyms for invite in the sense of this definition

(invite is a kind of ...) stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

"These stories shook the community" "the civil war shook the country"

Definition 7: increase the likelihood of - [verb of emotion]

Samples where invite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ask for trouble
  • invite criticism

Synonyms for invite in the sense of this definition

(invite is a kind of ...) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

"arouse pity" "raise a smile" "evoke sympathy"

Samples where invite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Can I invite you for dinner on Sunday night?

Synonyms for invite in the sense of this definition

(invite is a kind of ...) express the need or desire for

"She requested an extra bed in her room" "She called for room service" "when you call, always ask for Mary"

(invite has a similar meaning as ...) ask to enter

"We invited the neighbors in for a cup of coffee"

Samples where invite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I invited them to a restaurant

Synonyms for invite in the sense of this definition

(invite is a kind of ...) act together or towards others or with others

"He should interact more with his colleagues"

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