invite

  • 1 invite — [ ɛ̃vit ] n. f. • 1767; de inviter 1 ♦ Jeux de cartes, vx Appel. 2 ♦ (fin XIX e) Invitation indirecte plus ou moins déguisée (à faire qqch.). « l invite à la riposte » (Courteline). « C était une invite à le laisser » (A. Gide). Une invite… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 invité — invite [ ɛ̃vit ] n. f. • 1767; de inviter 1 ♦ Jeux de cartes, vx Appel. 2 ♦ (fin XIX e) Invitation indirecte plus ou moins déguisée (à faire qqch.). « l invite à la riposte » (Courteline). « C était une invite à le laisser » (A. Gide). Une invite …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 invite — in‧vite [ɪnˈvaɪt] verb [transitive] 1. to offer someone the opportunity to do something: invite somebody to do something • Contractors will then be invited to tender for the work. • Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates. •… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 invite — invite, bid, solicit, court, woo are comparable when they mean to request or encourage a person or a thing to come to one or to fall in with one s plans or desires. Invite in its ordinary and usual sense implies a courteous request to go… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 Invite — In*vite , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Invited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inviting}.] [L. invitare: cf. F. inviter. See {Vie}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To ask; to request; to bid; to summon; to ask to do some act, or go to some place; esp., to ask to an entertainment… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Invite — Жанры металкор электроника Годы 2005 наши дни Страна …

    Википедия

  • 7 invite — noun (with the stress on the first syllable). This is a good example of a word that has been in more or less continuous use since the 17c but has not attained the acceptability afforded to its rival, invitation. Dr Johnson must have known it but… …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 invité — invité, ée (in vi té, tée) part. passé d inviter. Les personnes invitées au bal. •   Qu invité chez la reine, il ait soin de s y rendre, RAC. Esth. II, 7.    Substantivement. Quel est le nombre des invités ? …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 9 invite — [in vīt′; ] for n. [ in′vīt΄] vt. invited, inviting [Fr inviter < L invitare < in , IN 1 + ? IE base * wei , to go directly toward, chase after > L via & OE wæthan, to hunt] 1. to ask courteously to come somewhere or do something;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Invite — In*vite , v. i. To give invitation. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 invite — index call (appeal to), call (summon), motivate, offer (propose), proffer, request …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 invite — invite. m. Hond. invitación (ǁ acción y efecto de invitar) …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 13 invite — s. m. 1. Convite. 2. Ato de dobrar a parada no jogo …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 14 invite — [v] ask to do something socially allure, appeal to, attract, beg, bid, bring on, call, command, countenance, court, draw, encourage, entice, entreat, give invitation, have in, have over, include as guest, insist, inveigle, invitation, issue, lead …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 invité — Invité, [invit]ée. part …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 16 invite — m. Hond. invitación (ǁ acción y efecto de invitar) …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 17 invite — ► VERB 1) ask in a friendly or formal way to go somewhere or to do something. 2) request (something) formally or politely. 3) tend to provoke (a particular outcome or response). ► NOUN informal ▪ an invitation. DERIVATIVES invitee noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 18 invite — in|vite1 W2S2 [ınˈvaıt] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: inviter, from Latin invitare] 1.) to ask someone to come to a party, wedding, meal etc invite sb to sth ▪ Who should we invite to the party? invite sb to do sth ▪ Gail invited me… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 invite — in|vite1 [ ın vaıt ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to ask someone to come to see you or to spend time with you socially: How many people did you invite? invite someone to/for something: We ve invited all the neighbors to a barbecue. Why don t you… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 invite — I UK [ɪnˈvaɪt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms invite : present tense I/you/we/they invite he/she/it invites present participle inviting past tense invited past participle invited *** 1) to ask someone to come to see you or to spend time with… …

    English dictionary


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