What does invitation mean?

Definitions for invitation
ˌɪn vɪˈteɪ ʃənin·vi·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. invitationnoun

    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. invitationnoun

    a tempting allurement

    "she was an invitation to trouble"

Wiktionary

  1. invitationnoun

    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. invitationnoun

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

  3. invitationnoun

    Allurement; enticement.

  4. invitationnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Invitationnoun

    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

    Etymology: [L. invitatio: cf. F. invitation. See Invite.]

  2. Invitationnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. invitatio: cf. F. invitation. See Invite.]

  3. Invitationnoun

    allurement; enticement

    Etymology: [L. invitatio: cf. F. invitation. See Invite.]

Freebase

  1. Invitation

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

Editors Contribution

  1. invitation

    A type of document or message to request a person or people to respond or attend.

    The invitation to the wedding was electronic and simple asking people to come to have fun together and just bring some simple food to celebrate their love, unity and marriage.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

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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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of invitation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of invitation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of invitation in a Sentence

  1. Ralph Northam:

    I appreciate the original invitation of VUU's administration, but I will abide by the students' wishes. I accept the Student Government Association's invitation for future dialogue and honest conversation issues of race, reconciliation and equity.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    As much as I love Angela, if she was two weeks away from an election, she probably would not have received an invitation to the White House, and I suspect she wouldn't have asked for one.

  3. Bryant McGill:

    All things are possible through invitation and love.

  4. Pat Cipollone:

    As for the hearing scheduled for December 4, we cannot fairly be expected to participate in a hearing while the witnesses are yet to be named and while it remains unclear whether the Judiciary Committee will afford the president a fair process through additional hearings, more importantly, an invitation to an academic discussion with law professors does not begin to provide the President with any semblance of a fair process. Accordingly, under the current circumstances, we do not intend to participate in your Wednesday hearing.

  5. Netanyahu Dermer:

    There may be some people who believe that the Prime Minster of Israel should have declined an invitation to speak before the most powerful parliament in the world on an issue that concerns the future and survival of Israel, but we have learned from our history that the world becomes a more dangerous place for the Jewish people when the Jewish people are silent.

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