See also: invité

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French inviter, from Latin invītō.

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VerbEdit

invite ‎(third-person singular simple present invites, present participle inviting, simple past and past participle invited)

  1. (transitive) To ask for the presence or participation of someone or something.
    We invited our friends round for dinner.
  2. (transitive) To request formally.
    I invite you all to be seated.
  3. (transitive) To encourage.
    I always invite criticism of my definitions.
    Wearing that skimpy dress, you are bound to invite attention.
  4. (transitive) To allure; to draw to; to tempt to come; to induce by pleasure or hope; to attract.
    • Milton
      to inveigle and invite the unwary sense
    • Dryden
      shady groves, that easy sleep invite
    • Cowper
      There no delusive hope invites despair.
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Etymology 2Edit

From the verb invite.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

invite ‎(plural invites)

  1. (informal) An invitation.
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AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

invite

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of invitar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of invitar

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

invīte

  1. vocative masculine singular of invītus

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SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

invite

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of invitar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of invitar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of invitar.