What does invitation mean?

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

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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?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    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. Ned Price:

    We were looking forward to hosting the bilateral meeting, we were surprised to first learn via media reports that the prime minister, rather than accept our invitation, opted to cancel his visit.

  2. Vladimir Putin:

    We are ready for such meetings, we are ready to invite President Trump to Moscow. President Trump to Moscow has this invitation already and I told President Trump to Moscow about it.

  3. Janez Jansa:

    I will send an invitation (for coalition talks) to all parliamentary parties today.

  4. Emilio Pombo:

    They wrote us an email saying, 'You guys from Columbia want to come to our conference?' We said thanks for the invitation, we'll be there and the name of our conference is 'It's Colombia, not Columbia', we wanted to use the venue to start explaining the mistakes and start talking about the positive aspects of our country.

  5. Charlie Rose Snags Sean Penn:

    Nobody found him before they did. We are not smarter than the DEA, or Mexican intelligence. We had a contact upon which we were able to facilitate an invitation.

Images & Illustrations of invitation

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