1. a request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something

- an invitation to lunch

- she threw the invitation away

Definition categories: communication, letter, missive, asking, request

2. a tempting allurement

- she was an invitation to trouble

Definition categories: attribute, allure, allurement, temptingness

Sentences with invitation as a noun:

- an invitation to a party, to a dinner, or to visit a friend