- invitation - a request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something; "an invitation to lunch"; "she threw the invitation away"
--1 is a kind of request, asking; letter, missive
--1 has particulars: bidding, summons; invite
Derived forms: verb invite5, verb invite2, verb invite8, verb invite6, verb invite7, verb invite4
- invitation - a tempting allurement; "she was an invitation to trouble"
--2 is a kind of allure, allurement, temptingness
Derived forms: verb invite1, verb invite3