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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Invitationnoun

    The act of inviting, bidding, or calling to any thing with ceremony and civility.

    Etymology: invitation, Fr. invitatio, Lat.

    That other answer'd with a lowly look,
    And soon the gracious invitation took. Dryden.

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

  2. Invitationnoun

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

  3. Invitationnoun

    allurement; enticement

  4. 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. Reinhold Mitterlehner:

    Slowly word will spread among the refugees that individual states do not have a form of invitation policy but are at the limits of their capacity and are carrying out tougher controls and security measures.

  2. Bryant McGill:

    All things are possible through invitation and love.

  3. United States:

    Our troops are there in a relationship with the government of( Iraq) -- by invitation of the government of Iraq, articulated by the strategic framework agreement. They're there for the enduring defeat of ISIS, that hasn't changed.

  4. Wang Yi:

    Our goal is to remember history, commemorate the martyrs, cherish peace and look to the future, we will extend the invitation to the leaders of all relevant countries and international organizations. No matter who it is, as long as they come in sincerity, we welcome them.

  5. Bennie Thompson:

    Look -- Donald Trump is an open book. Everyone watching this show, they have an opinion of it. Donald Trump is not known to tell the truth, Donald Trump is known to promote lies, but in this instance Donald Trump invited people to Washington, on January 6, and at the end of Donald Trump invitation Donald Trump said it was' going to be wild.' Little did we know it would be as wild as it was.

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