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