Definitions for invitationˌɪn vɪˈteɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•vi•ta•tionˌɪn vɪˈteɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of inviting.

  2. the written or spoken form with which a person is invited.

  3. attraction or incentive; allurement.

  4. a provocation:

    The speech was an invitation to rebellion.

Origin of invitation:

1590–1600; < L invītātiō=invītā(re) to invite+-tiō -tion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. invitation(noun)

    a request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something

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

  2. invitation(noun)

    a tempting allurement

    "she was an invitation to trouble"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. invitation(noun)ˌɪn vɪˈteɪ ʃən

    an offer or request for sb to attend or do sth

    a party invitation; an invitation to speak at a conference

  2. invitationˌɪn vɪˈteɪ ʃən

    a letter or card inviting sb to an event

    Do you sell wedding invitations?

Wiktionary

  1. invitation(Noun)

    The act of inviting; solicitation; the requesting of a person's company; as, an invitation to a party, to a dinner, or to visit a friend.

  2. invitation(Noun)

    A document written or printed, or spoken words, conveying the message by which one is invited.

  3. invitation(Noun)

    Allurement; enticement.

  4. invitation(Noun)

    A line that is intentionally left open to encourage the opponent to attack.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Invitation(noun)

    the act of inviting; solicitation; the requesting of a person's company; as, an invitation to a party, to a dinner, or to visit a friend

  2. Invitation(noun)

    a document written or printed, or spoken words, /onveying the message by which one is invited

  3. Invitation(noun)

    allurement; enticement

Freebase

  1. Invitation

    Invitation is the first full-length studio album from the Finnish power metal band Altaria.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'invitation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4702

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'invitation' in Nouns Frequency: #1675


Translations for invitation

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

invitation(noun)

a (written) request to come or go somewhere

Have you received an invitation to their party?; We had to refuse the invitation to the wedding.

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