Invited vs Invite - What's the difference?

invited | invite |


As verbs the difference between invited and invite

is that invited is (invite) while invite is .

invited

English

Verb

(head)
  • (invite)

  • invite

    English

    Verb

  • To ask for the presence or participation of someone or something.
  • We invited our friends round for dinner.
  • To request formally.
  • I invite you all to be seated.
  • To encourage.
  • I always invite criticism of my definitions.
    Wearing that skimpy dress, you are bound to invite attention.
  • * 1902 , Roosevelt,
  • The refusal to maintain such a navy would invite trouble, and if trouble came would insure disaster.
  • To allure; to draw to; to tempt to come; to induce by pleasure or hope; to attract.
  • * Milton
  • to inveigle and invite the unwary sense
  • * Dryden
  • shady groves, that easy sleep invite
  • * Cowper
  • There no delusive hope invites despair.

    Synonyms

    * (ask for the presence or participation of) ask out * (request formally) ask, beseech, entreat, request * (encourage) ask for, encourage, provoke

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal) An invitation.
  • invite

    English

    Verb

  • To ask for the presence or participation of someone or something.
  • We invited our friends round for dinner.
  • To request formally.
  • I invite you all to be seated.
  • To encourage.
  • I always invite criticism of my definitions.
    Wearing that skimpy dress, you are bound to invite attention.
  • * 1902 , Roosevelt,
  • The refusal to maintain such a navy would invite trouble, and if trouble came would insure disaster.
  • To allure; to draw to; to tempt to come; to induce by pleasure or hope; to attract.
  • * Milton
  • to inveigle and invite the unwary sense
  • * Dryden
  • shady groves, that easy sleep invite
  • * Cowper
  • There no delusive hope invites despair.

    Synonyms

    * (ask for the presence or participation of) ask out * (request formally) ask, beseech, entreat, request * (encourage) ask for, encourage, provoke

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal) An invitation.