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Overview of verb invite

The verb invite has 8 senses? (first 7 from tagged texts)
1. (7) invite, ask for

(increase the likelihood of; "ask for trouble"; "invite criticism")

2. (6) invite, ask over, ask round

(invite someone to one's house; "Can I invite you for dinner on Sunday night?")

3. (6) tempt, invite

(give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting; "the window displays tempted the shoppers")

4. (6) invite, bid

(ask someone in a friendly way to do something)

5. (3) invite, pay for

(have as a guest; "I invited them to a restaurant")

6. (2) invite, ask in

(ask to enter; "We invited the neighbors in for a cup of coffee")

7. (2) invite, call for

(request the participation or presence of; "The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference")

8. receive, take in, invite

(express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees")

Overview of adj inviting

The adj inviting has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) inviting

(attractive and tempting; "an inviting offer") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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