inviting


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in·vit·ing

 (ĭn-vī′tĭng)
adj.
Attractive; tempting: an inviting dessert.

in·vit′ing·ly adv.

inviting

(ɪnˈvaɪtɪŋ)
adj
tempting; alluring; attractive
inˈvitingly adv
inˈvitingness n

in•vit•ing

(ɪnˈvaɪ tɪŋ)

adj.
attractive, alluring, or tempting: an inviting offer.
[1580–90]
in•vit′ing•ly, adv.
in•vit′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inviting - attractive and tempting; "an inviting offer"
attractive - pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"
uninviting - neither attractive nor tempting

inviting

inviting

adjective
Translations
جَذّاب، مُغْرٍ
lákavý
fristendeindbydende
aîlaîandi
çekicidavetkâr

inviting

[ɪnˈvaɪtɪŋ] ADJ
1. (= appealing) [atmosphere, place, room] → acogedor; [prospect] → atractivo; [appearance] (of person) → atrayente; (of food) → tentador; [food] → apetitoso, apetecible; [smell] → apetitoso; [book] → que incita a la lectura, que invita a la lectura
the water looked warm and invitingel agua aparecía cálida y tentadora
she offered him the plate with an inviting smilele ofreció el plato animándole a comer con una sonrisa
with an inviting gesture, she showed him to his roomle hizo un gesto invitándole a seguirla y le enseñó su habitación
2. (= seductive) [smile, look, gesture] → incitante, sugerente

inviting

[ɪnˈvaɪtɪŋ] adj
(= pleasant) [place, prospect,] → engageant(e)
(= attractive) → attrayant(e)in vitro fertilization [ɪnˌviːtrəʊˌfɜːrtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən] nfécondation f in vitro

inviting

adjeinladend; prospect, idea, meal, sea, waterverlockend; roomheimelig

inviting

[ɪnˈvaɪtɪŋ] adj (prospect, goods) → invitante, allettante; (smile) → invitante; (food, smell) → invitante, appetitoso/a

invite

(inˈvait) verb
1. to ask (a person) politely to come (eg to one's house, to a party etc). They have invited us to dinner tomorrow.
2. to ask (a person) politely to do something. He was invited to speak at the meeting.
3. to ask for (another person's suggestions etc). He invited proposals from members of the society.
invitation (inviˈteiʃən) noun
1. a (written) request to come or go somewhere. Have you received an invitation to their party?; We had to refuse the invitation to the wedding.
2. the act of inviting. He attended the committee meeting on the invitation of the chairman.
inˈviting adjective
(negative uninviting) attractive or tempting. There was an inviting smell coming from the kitchen.
References in classic literature ?
The estuary of the Thames is not beautiful; it has no noble features, no romantic grandeur of aspect, no smiling geniality; but it is wide open, spacious, inviting, hospitable at the first glance, with a strange air of mysteriousness which lingers about it to this very day.
Outside both moon and stars shone brightly, and the night seemed peaceful and inviting after the close and ill-smelling kitchen.
I'll never forgive Jane for not inviting me to her wedding.
Harmon's motive for inviting me was to let me see Jane's surpassing gorgeousness.
Wisely, therefore, do they consider union and a good national government as necessary to put and keep them in SUCH A SITUATION as, instead of INVITING war, will tend to repress and discourage it.
People who in former years habitually called upon me and invited me--or who, in the event of my absence, habitually wrote to me at this season--have abstained with a remarkable unanimity from calling, inviting, or writing now.
Reptile FX allows couples to make wedding invites a lot more personal, captivating and inviting by giving guests a peek into a couple's journey through animated videos in a short yet engaging format.
The king solidifies his honor by avenging himself on those who shame him, but he does something unexpected: he breaks the rules of honor and shame by inviting the non-elites to the feast.
Summary: Future MP Bahia Hariri said she would set a trend of inviting patriotic and moderate figures to meetings of the Sidon School Network, after inviting Shiite scholar Hani Fahs to a board meeting Monday, the National News Agency reported.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Muslim League-Zia (PML-Z) chief Ijaz-ul-Haq on Monday said the PML-N leadership damaged their own cause by not inviting him to the All Parties Conference (APC).
Krishnamani, lodging his protest against secretary Pareena Swarup being selective in inviting politicians.
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