[verb in-vahyt; noun in-vahyt] /verb ɪnˈvaɪt; noun ˈɪn vaɪt/
verb (used with object), invited, inviting.
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.
to request politely or formally:
to invite donations.
to act so as to bring on or render probable:
to invite accidents by fast driving.
to call forth or give occasion for:
Those big shoes invite laughter.
to attract, allure, entice, or tempt.
verb (used without object), invited, inviting.
to give ; offer attractions or allurements.
Informal. an .
verb (transitive) (ɪnˈvaɪt)
to ask (a person or persons) in a friendly or polite way (to do something, attend an event, etc): he invited them to dinner
to make a request for, esp publicly or formally: to invite applications
to bring on or provoke; give occasion for: you invite disaster by your actions
to welcome or tempt
an informal word for invitation
1530s, a back-formation from invitation, or else from Middle French inviter (5c.), from Latin invitare. As a noun variant of invitation it is attested from 1650s. Related: Invited; inviting.
1650s, from invite (v.).
An invitation: You can’t go in there without an invite (1615+)
- Iodized salt
noun common table salt with a small amount of sodium or potassium iodide added to help reduce the chance of iodine deficiency in humans Examples In 1990, only about 20% of the world’s households had access to iodized salt and were protected against Iodine Deficiency Disorders. Word Origin 1933
1. a combining form representing iodine, in compound words: iodometry. combining form 1. indicating iodine: iodoform, iodism iodo- or iod- pref. Iodine: iodotherapy.
iodochlorhydroxyquin i·o·do·chlor·hy·drox·y·quin (ī-ō’də-klôr’hī-drŏk’sĭ-kwĭn’) or i·o·do·chlor·o·hy·drox·y·quin·o·line (-klôr’ō-hī-drŏk’sĭ-kwĭn’ə-lēn’, -lĭn) n. A compound used topically as a local antibacterial agent and in the treatment of a wide range of dermatoses, intravaginally in the treatment of Trichomonas vaginalis vaginitis, and internally in the treatment of mild or asymptomatic intestinal amebiasis.
iododerma i·o·do·der·ma (ī-ō’də-dûr’mə) n. An eruption of follicular papules and pustules or a granulomatous lesion caused by iodine toxicity or sensitivity