English definition of “invite”
/ɪnˈvaɪt/ verb [T]
SOCIAL EVENT › to ask someone to come to a social event: They've invited us to the wedding.
ASK OFFICIALLY › to officially ask someone to do something: [+ to do sth] I was invited to appear on television.
REACTION › to do something that is likely to cause a particular reaction or result, especially a bad one: Unconventional ideas often invite attack.