Nouns (1)

n. a colloquial expression for invitation; "he didn't get no invite to the party"

Verbs (20)

call for, invite
v. request the participation or presence of; "The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference"
bid, invite
v. ask someone in a friendly way to do something
call for, invite
v. request the participation or presence of; "The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference"
ask in, invite
v. ask to enter; "We invited the neighbors in for a cup of coffee"
take in, receive, invite
v. express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees"
ask for, invite
v. increase the likelihood of; "ask for trouble"; "invite criticism"
invite, tempt
v. give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting; "the window displays tempted the shoppers"
ask round, ask over, invite
v. invite someone to one's house; "Can I invite you for dinner on Sunday night?"
pay for, invite
v. have as a guest; "I invited them to a restaurant"

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Fuzzynyms (69)

v. command with authority; "He directed the children to do their homework"
v. give instructions or directions for some task; "She instructed the students to work on their pronunciation"
v. instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
v. necessitate or exact; "the water shortage compels conservation"
urge on, exhort, press, urge
v. force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
sweet-talk, inveigle, coax, blarney, palaver, cajole, wheedle
v. influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"
v. compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way; "People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!"; "Heat makes you sweat"
v. make a solicitation or petition for something desired; "She is too shy to solicit"
v. obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance; "We managed to reserve a table at Maxim's"
advocate, preach
v. speak, plead, or argue in favor of; "The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house"
advocate, urge, recommend
v. push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"
v. summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture
v. ask to come; "summon a lawyer"
v. lure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct; "She was seduced by the temptation of easy money and started to work in a massage parlor"
v. apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion; "Pull the rope"; "Pull the handle towards you"; "pull the string gently"; "pull the trigger of the gun"; "pull your knees towards your chin"
operate, lock, mesh, engage
v. keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
have a bun in the oven, expect, gestate, carry, bear
v. be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"
show, render, depict, picture
v. show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
offend, pique
v. cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"
frustrate, dun, crucify, bedevil, rag, torment
v. treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
enamor, becharm, enamour, enchant, entrance, bewitch, fascinate, charm, beguile, captivate, catch, trance, capture
v. attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
v. inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to
v. excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
v. acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange; "She wanted to buy his love with her dedication to him and his work"
v. provide entertainment for
v. challenge (a decision); "She appealed the verdict"
bear, carry, hold
v. support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"

Synonyms (1)

v. inquire for (information); "I requested information from the secretary"

Antonyms (3)

expect, require, ask
v. consider obligatory; request and expect; "We require our secretary to be on time"; "Aren't we asking too much of these children?"; "I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons"


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