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.
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