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 ?
and Jo looked affectionately toward some inviting books near by.
In a half indignant mood he stopped inviting people into his room and presently got into the habit of locking the door.
The voice of the sea is seductive; never ceasing, whispering, clamoring, murmuring, inviting the soul to wander for a spell in abysses of solitude; to lose itself in mazes of inward contemplation.
Though for that matter, major, you are none of the most inviting yourself in your paint.
By inviting his confidence, she would doubtless draw something from him that would deny or corroborate her father's opinion of his sentiments.
So little faith is due to external appearance, that there was really an inviting aspect over the venerable edifice, conveying an idea that its history must be a decorous and happy one, and such as would be delightful for a fireside tale.
I had an absolute certainty that I should see again what I had already seen, but something within me said that by offering myself bravely as the sole subject of such experience, by accepting, by inviting, by surmounting it all, I should serve as an expiatory victim and guard the tranquility of my companions.
Hearing this, the captain vowed that they were the grateful parties (meaning himself and mate) and concluded by inviting Stubb down into his cabin to drink a bottle of Bordeaux.
The small village was alive with no inviting sounds; hoarse, guttural voices contending at the hand-mills where their morsel of hard corn was yet to be ground into meal, to fit it for the cake that was to constitute their only supper.
His mother was gone; but she came back, by and by, with the news of the grand reception at Patsy Cooper's, and soon persuaded him that the opportunity was like a special Providence, it was so inviting and perfect.
Cardiff Hill, beyond the village and above it, was green with vegetation and it lay just far enough away to seem a Delectable Land, dreamy, reposeful, and inviting.
Quick and decided in her ways, Emma lost no time in inviting, encouraging, and telling her to come very often; and as their acquaintance increased, so did their satisfaction in each other.