invite invite  /ɪn ˈvaɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a colloquial expression for invitation
  2. (v) increase the likelihood of
  3. (v) invite someone to one's house
  4. (v) give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting
  5. (v) ask someone in a friendly way to do something
  6. (v) have as a guest
  7. (v) ask to enter
  8. (v) request the participation or presence of
  9. (v) express willingness to have in one's home or environs

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Turn it on and invite people over.
  2. Encourage them to invite everybody they know, and so on.
  3. But Geni turns tree-building into a collaborative effort: the free site gives you the basic tools for diagramming your ancestry, and it also lets you invite others to contribute.

News

  1. A Cocktail of Deception: SpyParty Enters Open Beta

    After more than a year in invite-only closed beta, SpyParty, the long-in-development game of perception, deception, and subtle behavior from veteran indie developer Chris Hecker, has opened its doors to the public.        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Wired News

  2. Special Feature | A Cocktail of Deception: SpyParty Enters Open Beta

    After more than a year in invite-only closed beta, SpyParty, the long-in-development game of perception, deception, and subtle behavior from veteran indie developer Chris Hecker, has opened its doors to the public.        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Wired News

  3. Celestron® Explores Astroimaging in Depth at First Annual Perspective…on Imaging Event

    Invite-only gathering brings industry professionals, dealers, and media together for workshops hosted by top imagers, Celestron’s product development team, and company executives. [PR.com]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PR.com

Quotes

  1. "Frankly, we have better things to do than invite people to Annapolis for a photo op," Rice said, officially confirming for the first time the badly kept secret that the conference is to be held in Maryland.
    on Oct 16, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. For the moment, Hicks says: "Reports that I am about to sell my stake in the Liverpool Football Club, or to invite DIC to examine the club's books in preparation for such a sale - like other such reports planted in the UK press by parties with their...
    on Feb 26, 2008 By: Tom Hicks Source: Independent

  3. "I've always said that making a film is like making a sand castle at the beach," Altman said, after receiving a standing ovation from the crowd, "You invite your friends and you get them down there, and you say you build this beautiful...
    on Mar 5, 2006 By: Robert Altman Source: Indie Wire

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