INVITATION

| Minggu, 04 November 2012

XII.INVITATION

INVITATION (noun)
  The noun INVITATION has 2 senses:
1. a request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
2. a tempting allurement
  Familiarity information: INVITATION used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

INVITATION (noun)

Sense 1invitation [BACK TO TOP]
Meaning:
A request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
Classified under:
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
Context examples:
an invitation to lunch / she threw the invitation away
Hypernyms ("invitation" is a kind of...):
letter; missive (a written message addressed to a person or organization)
asking; request (the verbal act of requesting)
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "invitation"):
bidding; summons (a request to be present)
invite (a colloquial expression for invitation)

Sense 2invitation [BACK TO TOP]
Meaning:
A tempting allurement
Classified under:
Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
Context example:
she was an invitation to trouble
Hypernyms ("invitation" is a kind of...):
allure; allurement; temptingness (the power to entice or attract through personal charm)

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