invite
noun.
a colloquial expression for invitation
he didn't get no invite to the party
verb.
increase the likelihood of
ask for trouble|invite criticism
Synonym: ask for
verb.
invite someone to one's house
Can I invite you for dinner on Sunday night?
verb.
give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting
the window displays tempted the shoppers
Synonym: tempt
verb.
ask someone in a friendly way to do something
Synonym: bid
verb.
have as a guest
I invited them to a restaurant
Synonym: pay for
verb.
ask to enter
We invited the neighbors in for a cup of coffee
Synonym: ask in
verb.
request the participation or presence of
The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference
Synonym: call for
verb.
express willingness to have in one's home or environs
The community warmly received the refugees
Synonym: receive, take in