What does invitation mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word invitation.

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"

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

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

  2. Invitation(noun)

    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. Invitation(noun)

    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  

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

How to pronounce invitation?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say invitation in sign language?

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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. Zaw Htay:

    We haven't received any formal invitation from Thailand officially yet, and another thing, if they use the term.

  2. United States:

    It's not a simple question of invitation and acceptance, whether or not to go deliver a speech in Washington would depend on whether such a move benefits January Taiwan, our relations with the United States and regional stability.

  3. Zaw Htay:

    We haven't received any formal invitation from Thailand officially yet, and another thing, if they use the term 'Rohingya' we won't take part in it since we don't recognize this term. The Myanmar government has been protesting against the use of it all along.

  4. Russell Moore:

    Billy Graham was, in my view, the most important evangelist since the Apostle Paul. Billy Graham preached Christ, not himself, not politics, not prosperity, what Billy Graham taught us is all summed up in the invitation hymn sing at Billy Graham crusades across the nation : ‘ Just as I am, without one plea, but that Thy blood was shed for me, ’.

  5. Laurent Fabius:

    Mr (Staffan) de Mistura sent invitations ... the PYD group was causing the most problems, and Mr de Mistura told me he had not sent them an invitation letter.

Images & Illustrations of invitation

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