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