Definitions

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  • n. Someone who invites.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, invites.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who invites.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • On the one hand it was denounced as an epicurean and obnoxious toy from England, designed to corrupt the democratic simplicity of the Republic, and on the other hand it was attacked by the medical faculty as dangerous to health and a certain inviter of “phthisic, rheumatic fevers, inflammation of the lungs and the whole category of zymotic diseases.”

    August « 2008 « Isegoria

  • Jesus never refused an invitation, whether the inviter were a

    Expositions of Holy Scripture St. Luke

  • The court held that the theatre owner as business "inviter" owed its patron as "business-invitee" an affirmative duty to exercise ordinary case for the patron's safety not just inside the theatre but also including an obligation to advise the patron of off-premises danger that might reasonably be foreseeable.

    Remember Uphaar

  • GENTLE READER -- Even before the inviter says, "Please shut the door -- you're letting in flies"?

    Miss Manners

  • DEAR MISS MANNERS -- When invited to someone's home, should the invitee or the inviter be the first to issue a greeting?

    Miss Manners

  • Super page, des sujets intéressants et de vous inviter à ma page.

    livre d'or - French Word-A-Day

  • When invited to someone's home, should the invitee or the inviter be the first to issue a greeting?

    Miss Manners: Halloween's etiquette imps

  • Even before the inviter says, "Please shut the door -- you're letting in flies"?

    Miss Manners: Halloween's etiquette imps

  • If he or she purchases a deal, the original inviter also gets $5 toward deals.

    A Deal on a Haircut? That's What Friends Are For

  • My inviter was declared persona non grata and removed from the Executive Committee.

    Dallas: Into the Belly of the Beast

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