[in-viz-uh-buh l] /ɪnˈvɪz ə bəl/
not visible; not perceptible by the eye:
withdrawn from or out of sight; hidden:
an invisible seam.
not perceptible or discernible by the mind:
not ordinarily found in financial statements or reflected in statistics or a listing:
Goodwill is an invisible asset to a business.
concealed from public knowledge.
an invisible thing or being.
the invisible, the unseen or spiritual world.
not visible; not able to be perceived by the eye: invisible rays
concealed from sight; hidden
not easily seen or noticed: invisible mending
kept hidden from public view; secret; clandestine
(economics) of or relating to services rather than goods in relation to the invisible balance: invisible earnings
(economics) an invisible item of trade; service
mid-14c., from Old French invisible (13c.), from Latin invisibilis “unseen, invisible,” from in- “not” (see in- (1)) + visibilis (see visible). As a noun, “things invisible,” from 1640s. Invisible Man is from H.G. Wells’s novel (1897). Related: Invisibly.
[in-vi-tey-shuh n] /ˌɪn vɪˈteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of . 2. the written or spoken form with which a person is . 3. something offered as a suggestion: an invitation to consider a business merger. 4. attraction or incentive; allurement. 5. a provocation: The speech was an invitation to rebellion. adjective 6. . /ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃən/ […]
[in-vi-tey-shuh-nl] /ˌɪn vɪˈteɪ ʃə nl/ adjective 1. restricted to participants who have been : an invitational track meet. noun 2. an event, as a sports competition or an art exhibit, restricted to those who have been to participate.
[in-vahy-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɪnˈvaɪ təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. serving to ; conveying an invitation. /ɪnˈvaɪtətərɪ; -trɪ/ adjective 1. serving as or conveying an invitation noun (pl) -tories 2. any of various invitations to prayer, such as Psalm 95 in a religious service
[verb in-vahyt; noun in-vahyt] /verb ɪnˈvaɪt; noun ˈɪn vaɪt/ verb (used with object), invited, inviting. 1. to request the presence or participation of in a kindly, courteous, or complimentary way, especially to request to come or go to some place, gathering, entertainment, etc., or to do something: to invite friends to dinner. 2. to request […]