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invite 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/inˈvīt/,
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invites, 3rd person singular present; invited, past participle; invited, past tense; inviting, present participle;
  1. Make a polite, formal, or friendly request to (someone) to go somewhere or to do something
    • - we were invited to a dinner at the embassy
    • - she invited Patrick to sit down
  2. Make a formal or polite request for (something, esp. an application for a job or opinions on a particular topic) from someone

  3. (of an action or situation) Tend to elicit (a particular reaction or response) or to tempt (someone) to do something
    • - his use of the word did little but invite criticism
Noun
  1. An invitation


  1. a colloquial expression for invitation; "he didn't get no invite to the party"
  2. increase the likelihood of; "ask for trouble"; "invite criticism"
  3. invite someone to one's house; "Can I invite you for dinner on Sunday night?"
  4. tempt: give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting; "the window displays tempted the shoppers"
  5. ask someone in a friendly way to do something
  6. have as a guest; "I invited them to a restaurant"
  7. An invitation system is a method of joining an organisation, such as a club or a website. In regular society, it refers to any system whereby new members are chosen; they cannot simply apply. ...
  8. (Invitation (album)) Invitation is a 1993 album by jazz pianist Joe Sample released through Warner Bros. Records. ...
  9. (Invitation (film)) Invitation is a 1952 melodrama starring Van Johnson and Dorothy McGuire as a happily married couple, until the wife learns a secret about her husband. The film was based on the short story "R.S.V.P." by Jerome Weidman.
  10. (The Invitation (album)) The Invitation is the major label debut album from Thirteen Senses. Released 27 September 2004, it features the singles "Do No Wrong," "Into the Fire," "Thru the Glass" and "The Salt Wound Routine. ...
  11. (The Invitation (Daria episode)) This is a list of episodes for the MTV animated series Daria.
  12. (The Invitation (film)) The Invitation (L'Invitation) is a 1973 Swiss film directed by Claude Goretta. It tells the story of a group of office workers, one of whom inherits a large country house and invites his co-workers to a party. ...
  13. An invitation; To ask for the presence or participation of someone or something; To request formally; To encourage
  14. (Invites) Here you can see all the invites sent to you from other factions until you reject them.
  15. (Invitation) a line that is intentionally left open to encourage the opponent to attack.
  16. (INVITATION) BASIN is a community project actively seeking public participation. We appreciate all feedback and welcome comments, suggestions and contributions. To find out more about how you can be involved, click here. Help BASIN serve your needs, take our "10 questions in 10 seconds" survey.
  17. (INVITATION) a written request from a sorority to return to the next round of events.
  18. (INVITATION) deWilde’s Wholesale Nurseries, Inc. extends a cordial welcome to anyone wishing to tour our nurseries.
  19. (Invitation) A bid which requires the partner to bid on if he has extra values.
  20. (Invitation) A formal request to be present at an event.
  21. (Invitation) An email for the purpose of inviting the recipient to an event. Emails can be scheduled to go out at a date of your choosing and should include basic information about the event, including a description, purpose, where, when, and how to register.
  22. (Invitation) Positioning that intentionally exposes openings to purposely draw attacks.
  23. (Invitation) The act by which an owner or occupier of particular land or premises encourages or attracts others to enter, remain in, or otherwise make use of his or her property.
  24. (Invitation) When the Court is considering whether or not to grant review in a case in which the government is not a party, it sometimes issues an order inviting the Solicitor General to file a brief expressing the views of the United States.
  25. (Invitation) a bid that invites partner to game if they have the maximum of their point range