- 1to ask someone to come to a social event or to do something with you
- 2to request formally or politely that someone do something
Using invite: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "invite" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
I would like to invite you to my birthday party.
She invited me to go hiking with her this weekend.
The company invited him for an interview.
I invite you to consider the benefits of our product.
invite Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using invite
He finally got up the courage to invite her out to dinner.
By not studying for the exam, he invited failure upon himself.
If you don't finish your work on time, you'll invite the wrath of your boss.
Phrases with invite
She invited me in for a cup of tea.
If you don't follow the rules, you're just inviting trouble.
He always invites himself to dinner at our house.
Origins of invite
from Latin 'invitare', meaning 'to invite'
Summary: invite in Brief
'Invite' [ɪnˈvaɪt] means to ask someone to come to a social event or to do something with you. It can also mean to request formally or politely that someone do something. Examples include 'I would like to invite you to my birthday party.' and 'The company invited him for an interview.' Phrases like 'invite someone in' and idioms like 'invite (someone) out' add nuance to the term.