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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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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. Bryant McGill:

    All things are possible through invitation and love.

  2. Ned Price:

    We were looking forward to hosting the bilateral meeting, and we were surprised to first learn via media reports that the prime minister, rather than accept our invitation, opted to cancel his visit, reports that we were not able to accommodate the prime minister's schedule are false.

  3. 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.

  4. Nancy Messonnier:

    CDC stands ready to send staff to the affected areas in China to work on this investigation. As soon as we are given the invitation, we are happy to do that.

  5. Eric Bolling:

    I recognize this segment does need to be reworked to provide better context, and as such we are delaying the airing of the episode for one week, let me also add that I have immense respect for Dr. Anthony Fauci and recognize Anthony Fauci as the leading expert on this topic. For the past two months, I have consistently pursued the opportunity to bring Dr. Fauci on air so that he may provide critical information to the public about the virus. The invitation stands.

Images & Illustrations of invitation

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