Definition of Inviting. Meaning of Inviting. Synonyms of Inviting

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Definition of Inviting

Inviting
Inviting In*vit"ing, a. Alluring; tempting; as, an inviting amusement or prospect. Nothing is so easy and inviting as the retort of abuse and sarcasm. --W. Irving. -- In*vit"ing*ly, adv. -- In*vit"ing*ness, n. --Jer. Taylor.
Inviting
Invite In*vite", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Invited; p. pr. & vb. n. Inviting.] [L. invitare: cf. F. inviter. See Vie.] 1. To ask; to request; to bid; to summon; to ask to do some act, or go to some place; esp., to ask to an entertainment or visit; to request the company of; as, to invite to dinner, or a wedding, or an excursion. So many guests invite as here are writ. --Shak. I invite his Grace of Castle Rackrent to reflect on this. --Carlyle. 2. To allure; to draw to; to tempt to come; to induce by pleasure or hope; to attract. To inveigle and invite the unwary sense. --Milton. Shady groves, that easy sleep invite. --Dryden. There no delusive hope invites despair. --Cowper. 3. To give occasion for; as, to invite criticism. Syn: To solicit; bid; call; ask; summon; allure; attract; entice; persuade.

Meaning of Inviting from wikipedia

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- clear that everything in Creation is a miraculous sign of God (āyah), inviting human beings to contemplate the Creator. "People of the Book". Islam: Empire...
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