Definition of invite :
1. To allure; to draw to; to tempt to come; to induce by pleasure or hope; to attract.
2. To ask; to request; to bid; to summon; to ask to do some act, or go to some place; esp., to ask to an entertainment or visit; to request the company of; as, to invite to dinner, or a wedding, or an excursion.
3. To give invitation.
4. To give occasion for; as, to invite criticism.
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attract (part of speech: verb)
appeal (part of speech: verb)
offer (part of speech: verb)
request (part of speech: verb)
seduce (part of speech: verb)
- Mrs. Marchmont could not do less than invite Paul to stay a few days at the Towers. - "John Marchmont's Legacy, Volume I (of 3)", Mary E. Braddon.
- You can change your dress and we'll go get Manuel, so he'll invite us out to supper." - "Their Son; The Necklace", Eduardo Zamacois.
- What if he should suspect her of having asked Mr. Amherst to invite him? - "Molly Bawn", Margaret Wolfe Hamilton.