Reverse Dictionary: INTO – INZ


INTOLERABLE – adjectives
– IMPATIBLE † intolerable …1623
– OVERITIOUS excessive, intolerable …B1900 Sc.
– UNBIDEABLE unbearable, intolerable …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UNTHOLEABLE unendurable, unbearable, intolerable …1887 Sc.
intolerable – verbs 
– TAKE THE CAKE to be the ultimate in idiocy or intolerable behaviour; to top it all; to surpass all others, esp. in some undesirable quality; to be extraordinary or unusual  …sl.
 
INTOLERABLY – adverbs
– IMPORTABLY † unbearably, intolerably …a1420
– UNTHOLEABLY intolerably, insufferably, unendurably …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
INTOLERANT – adjectives
– BEADLESS of persons: intolerant of suffering; impatient of pain …1885 Eng. dial.
– OUCHY irritable, short-tempered, touchy, easily offended, sensitive, intolerant …1966 Amer. dial.
– UP TO HERE bored, disgusted, utterly intolerant of an event, someone’s statements, actions, etc. …L19 sl.
intolerant – person
– HARD-ON a severe and intolerant person, esp. a martinet leader or superior …1980s US sl.
intolerant – verbs
– FASH AT to be impatient with, to be intolerant of; to grow weary of …1721 Sc.
– HAVE A GUTFUL to become intolerant of someone or something after lengthy or repeated contact …1960 sl.
 
INTONATION – nouns
– CANT † accent, intonation, tone …1663
 
INTONE – verbs
– CANT † to chant, to sing; to repeat in a sing-song manner; to intone …1652
 
INTONING – nouns
– CANTILLATION chanting, intoning, musical recitation …1864
 
INTOXICATE – verbs
– DELEER to intoxicate, to make drunk, to render ‘delirious’ …1821 Sc.
– INEBRIATE to make drunk, to intoxicate …LME
– OBFUSCATE to intoxicate, to make drunk …1729 sl.
– TAKE BY THE HEAD to intoxicate …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TOX to intoxicate …M17 sl.
 
INTOXICATED – adjectives
(for alcohol intoxication, see DRUNK; for DRUG intoxication, see DRUGS – adjectives)
– ABSENT † intoxicated …Bk198 Eng. dial.
– ATTOXICATED †* intoxicated …1604
– AWAY WITH THE BIRDIES in another world, daydreaming, intoxicated …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– AWAY WITH THE PIXIES in another world, daydreaming, intoxicated …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– BOXED intoxicated …1947 Amer. sl.
– HOTTER THAN A SKUNK extremely intoxicated …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– HOTTER THAN LOVE IN HAYIN’-TIME extremely intoxicated …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– OBLITERATED extremely intoxicated …1988 Amer. sl.
intoxicated – verbs
– GET IT ON to give oneself up to an activity, to enjoy oneself; to become elated or intoxicated with …US sl.
– GET LUSHED UP to become intoxicated …1927 Amer. sl.
– HAVE A DROP IN ONE’S EYE to show slight signs of intoxication
 
INTOXICATING – adjectives
– EBRIATING intoxicating …1872
– EBRIETATING †* intoxicating …1711
– UP intoxicating …1970s sl.
 
INTOXICATION – nouns
– BIZZ a feeling of mild intoxication, as from liquor or drugs …1849 Amer. sl.
– BUZZ a feeling of mild intoxication, as from liquor or drugs …1849 Amer. sl.
– BUZZ ON a feeling of mild intoxication, as from liquor or drugs …1948 Amer. sl.
– INEBRIATION intoxication …E16
– JAG intoxication, drunkenness …Bk1896 sl.
– MALT ABOVE THE MEAL, THE a slight stage of intoxication …1801 Sc.
– UP an excited mood, a feeling of stimulation, intoxication …M18 sl.
intoxication – verbs
– BEND UP to encourage or enable another’s intoxication …1999 UK sl.
 
INTRACTABILITY – nouns
– UNBOWSOMENESS † intractability, recalcitrance …1340 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 
INTRACTABLE – adjectives
– UNBOWSOME † intractable, recalcitrant …c1290 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
intractable – person
– HAGGARD  a wild and intractable person (at first, a female); one not to be captured …1578
– HAITHEN an intractable or difficult person or thing …1949 Sc.
– HARD CORE an intractable person …1916
– HELL-BOLTER an intractable person; a stubborn or uncontrollable person …Bk1902 Eng. dial. 
 
INTRACTABLY – adverbs
– UNBUXOMLY † intractably, recalcitrantly …1390
 
INTREPID – adjectives
– SAVAGE † indomitable, intrepid, valiant …a1300
 
INTRICACY – nouns
– IMPLICATENESS †* intricacy …1685
– QUIRKNESS intricacy, elaboration …1802 Sc.
– SINUOSITY a complexity or intricacy …1827
– SUBTILITY delicacy, intricacy …1601
– SUBTLETY † abstruseness, complexity, intricacy …a1300
 
INTRICATE – adjectives
– IMPLICATE † involved, intricate …1555
– INTRINSE † intricate, entangled, involved, complicated …1605
– INTRINSICATE † intricate, involved, entangled, perplexed …1560
– INVOLUTE involved; entangled; intricate; formerly also, hidden, obscure …M17
– KAMSHACKLE involved, intricate, confused …1838 Sc.
– LABYRINTHAL labyrinthine …1669
– LABYRINTHIAL † labyrinthine …a1550
– LABYRINTHIAN labyrinthine …1588
– LABYRINTHIC labyrinthine …1641
– LABYRINTHICAL labyrinthine …1641
– LABYRINTHINE intricate, complicated, involved, inextricable …1840
– PECKY tedious, intricate, requiring patience and attention to detail …1967 Amer. dial.
– QUEERED AND QUIAMMED intricate, as a piece of carving …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– QUIRKIE intricate, twisted, complicated …1896 Sc.
– QUIRKY intricate, twisted, complicated …1896 Sc.
– SINUOUS intricate, complex; roundabout …1853
– TIRLIE-WIRLIE, TIRLY-WIRLY intricate, twisting, winding …1816 Sc.
intricate – nouns 
– EGG-DANCE an intricate and difficult task …1801
– INVOLUTION something complicated; an intricate movement, a tangle …E17
intricate – verbs
– DAEDALIZE † to make intricate or maze-like …a1618 nonce word
 
INTRIGUE – nouns
– CABAL 1. a secret intrigue; a conspiracy; petty plotting …E17 arch.
2. a secret meeting of intriguers …M17 arch.
– FACTION † a factious quarrel or intrigue …1593
– GALLANTRY † an intrigue with one of the opposite sex …1706-7
– MACHINATION the act or process of contriving or planning; contrivance, intrigue, plotting; an intrigue, plot, scheme …1549
– PACK † a private or clandestine arrangement, pact, or compact; a secret or underhand design agreed upon by two or more persons; a plot, conspiracy, intrigue …1571
intrigue – verbs
– BRIGUE to intrigue; to solicit by underhand means …Sc.
– CABAL to combine together for some private end, usually derogatory; to intrigue against …L17
– FACTION † to act in a factious or rebellious spirit; to intrigue; to mutiny …1609
– MACHINATE to lay plots; to intrigue; to scheme; to contrive; to plot; to plan …1600
– PACK † to enter into a private arrangement; to agree in a secret or underhand design; to plot, to conspire, to scheme, to intrigue …a1529
– PULLHAUL to intrigue, to proselyte …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 
INTRIGUER – person
– CABALIST, CABBALIST   one who cabals, or adheres to any cabal; a secret intriguer or plotter; a conspirator …1642
– CABALLER one who cabals or intrigues; he that engages in close designs; one who enters into plots and intrigues to disturb and change the administration of any government; a conspirator …1686
– MACHIAVEL one who acts on the principles of Machiavelli (a celebrated Florence statesman who advocated the pursuit of statecraft at the expense of morality); an intriguer; an unscrupulous schemer …1570
– MACHIAVELLIAN one who follows Machiavelli’s principles in statecraft or in general conduct; an intriguer; an unscrupulous schemer …1568
– MACHIAVELLIST one who follows Machiavelli’s principles in statecraft or in general conduct; an intriguer; an unscrupulous schemer …1589
– MACHINATOR one who contrives or schemes; a contriver, intriguer, plotter, schemer; usually in a bad sense …1611
– MACHIVELIST one who follows Machiavelli’s principles in statecraft or in general conduct; an intriguer; an unscrupulous schemer …1589
– MACHIVELL one who acts on the principles of Machiavelli (a celebrated Florence statesman who advocated the pursuit of statecraft at the expense of morality; an intriguer; an unscrupulous schemer; a double-dealing person …1570
– MACHIVILIAN one who follows Machiavelli’s principles in statecraft or in general conduct; an intriguer; an unscrupulous schemer …1568 
 
INTRIGUING – adjectives
– MACHIAVELLIAN preferring expediency to morality; practicing duplicity in statecraft or in general conduct; astute, cunning, intriguing …1579
– MACHIAVELLIC ‘Machiavellian’ …1838
– MACHIAVELLINE †* ‘Machiavellian’ …1602
 
INTRODUCE – adjectives
– PRELUDIAL pert. to a prelude; serving to introduce …1647
introduce – verbs
– INTRO to introduce …1986 US sl.
– KNOCK SOMEONE DOWN TO to introduce to someone …L19 Aust. sl.
– MEET to introduce …1991 Amer. dial.
– SUBINTRODUCE to introduce in a secret or subtle manner …1664
– SUBINTRODUCT † to introduce in a secret or subtle manner …a1641
– UNDERBEAR † to introduce, to apply …1382
introduce – phrases
– KNOCK ME DOWN TO THAT DAISY introduce me to that girl …20C Aust. sl.
 
INTRODUCING – nouns
– MANUDUCTION the act of leading, guiding, or introducing; guidance, introduction, direction …1502
 
INTRODUCTION – nouns
– INFIT an introduction …Bk1902 Sc.
– KNOCK-DOWN an introduction, esp. a formal introduction of a man to a woman in whom he is interested …M19 Aust. & NZ & US sl.
– RUN-IN an introduction or opening …1900
– SUBINTRODUCTION † surreptitious introduction …1620
introduction – verbs 
– GIVE ONE A KNOCK-DOWN to give one an introduction …M19 Aust. & NZ & US sl.
– KNOCK DOWN to make an introduction …L19 Aust. sl.
 
INTOVERT, INTROVERTED – person
– MOUSE an extremely shy or introverted person; a weakling; a coward …1839
 
INTRUDE – verbs
– BREEZE to intrude in a conversation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BUST IN WITH to intrude in a conversation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BUTT IN to intrude or interrupt; to meddle …1899 Amer. sl.
– BUTT OUT to refrain from interrupting or intruding …1906 Amer. sl.
– CHIME IN to interrupt and intrude in a conversation or discussion; to give unasked-for advice or an opinion …20C Amer. sl.
– CHIN IN to intrude in a conversation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DIP to intrude in someone’s affairs; to eavesdrop on someone …1976 Amer. dial.
– EDGE IN A WORD to intrude in a conversation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HORN IN ON to interfere; to intrude upon …L19 Aust.
– LIP IN to intrude in a conversation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MOUTH IN to intrude in a conversation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MUSCLE IN to intrude by force, or threat of force, on another’s activity or business; to intrude, to subterfuge, on another’s activity or business …1929 UK sl.
– NEB to intervene in another’s business; to intrude, to interfere …1893 chiefly N. Eng. & Amer. dial.
– OBTRUDE to intrude, to force oneself …1579 
– OIL to toady; to ‘oil one’s way in’; to intrude …19C sl.
– OIL IN to enter, to intrude …1920s sl.
– PUT IN ONE’S NICKEL’S WORTH to intrude in a conversation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PUT ONE’S LIP IN to intrude in a conversation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PUT ONE’S MOUTH IN to intrude in a conversation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCREWZE to encroach, to intrude; to sponge; to come as an uninvited, unwelcome guest …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SNABBLE to intrude stealthily, often with intent to steal …1935 Amer. dial.
 
INTRUDER – person
– BUTT-IN one who butts in; an intruder …1911 US
– BUTT-INER one who butts in; an intruder …a1910 US
– FARGE a gossip; an intruder, a spy …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– RINGER an outsider or intruder; a phoney person or thing; an impostor;  a person who attaches himself or herself to a political or other group to which he or she does not belong, or who votes in a district where he or she does not reside …1896 US
– SNOIT † a young, conceited person, who speaks little; an upstart, a swaggerer; one who goes where he has no right to go, an intruder …1824 Sc.
 
INTRUSION – nouns
– BUTT-IN an intrusion in a conversation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– CHIN-IN an intrusion in a conversation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– CUT-IN an intrusion in a conversation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LIP-IN an intrusion in a conversation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
INTRUSIVE – adjectives
– NEBBY nosy, inquisitive, curious, intrusive …L19 Ulster & Amer. dial.
– NEBBY-NOSED nosy, inquisitive, curious, intrusive …1968 Amer. dial.
intrusive – person 
– GIG a detective, or any intrusive person; one who cannot mind his own business, a nosy or inquisitive person; a busybody; an eavesdropper …1959 Aust. sl.
– LOPER a worthless, intrusive fellow …1895 Amer. dial.
– SCREWZER an unwelcome, intrusive visitor; a parasite; a hanger-on …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SNUDGE † a mean, avaricious person; a niggard, a miser, a stingy person; an intrusive, sponging fellow …1545 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 
INTUITION – nouns
– GUT REACTION an immediate and instinctive response; an intuition …1968 Amer. sl.
– HUNCH an intuition or premonition …1888 US colloq.
– IMAGINATION an intuitive feeling; a hunch …1965 Amer. dial.
– THIRD EAR intuition 
– THIRD EYE intuition 
– VATICINATION † divine or inspired apprehension or knowledge; intuition, insight …1678
– VIBE feelings, intuitions …1960s sl.
– VIBES feelings, intuitions …1960s sl.
intuition – adverbs
– THROUGH MY HEAD by simple reasoning or intuition …1969 Amer. dial.
intuition – phrases 
– BY MY HEAD by simple reasoning or intuition …1969 Amer. dial.
– BY MY OWN HEAD by simple reasoning or intuition …1969 Amer. dial.
 
INTUITIVE – adjectives
– GUT based on one’s instincts, feelings, or emotions; immediately or deeply felt; intuitive …1951 Amer. colloq.
 
INUIT – person
– ESKY (derogatory) an Inuit; an Eskimo person; an Eskimo dog …1910s US sl.
 
INURED – adjectives
– BEATEN † of persons: inured to anything, experienced …a1593
 
INVALID – adjectives
– VALETUDINAIRE not in robust or vigorous health; more or less weakly, infirm or delicate; invalid …1682
– VALETUDINARIAN not in robust or vigorous health; more or less weakly, infirm or delicate; invalid …1713
– VALETUDINARY not in robust or vigorous health; more or less weakly, infirm or delicate; invalid …1581
– VALETUDINOUS † invalid, weakly; not in robust health …1655
invalid – nouns 
– SPOON VICTUALS invalid diet …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
invalid – person 
– AEGROTANT a sick person, an invalid …1865
– LAME DUCK a lame or incapacitated person, or one who is old, weak, or ineffective; an invalid …1814 sl.
– MALADE † a sick person; an invalid …1483
– VALETUDINAIRE * a person in weak health, esp. one who is constantly concerned with his own ailments; an invalid …1715
– VALETUDINARIAN a person in weak health, esp. one who is constantly concerned with his own ailments; an invalid …1703
– VALETUDINARY a person in weak health, esp. one who is constantly concerned with his own ailments; an invalid …1785
 
INVASION – nouns
– HARRISHIN’ a violent invasion; ‘harrying’ …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– INFALL † an invasion, attack, onslaught …1721 Sc.
– ONCOME † an attack, an invasion …a1340
 
INVEIGLE – person
– DECOY one who entices, allures, or inveigles another into some trap, deception or evil situation …1638
inveigle – verbs 
– INSNORL to entangle, to inveigle, to ensnarl …1871 Sc.
– TEAL to entice, to coax, to inveigle by flattery; to wheedle something from or out of a person …1866 Sc.
– VEIGLE † to inveigle, to beguile, to cajole …1745 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 
INVENT – verbs
– BEFIND † to invent, to contrive …1297
– FABULATE to invent, concoct, fabricate …1856
– FABULIZE † to concoct, to invent …1633
– INVENTION to invent …1884 N. Ireland
 
INVENTED – adjectives
– NOVITIOUS † newly invented, of recent origin, new …1659
– VAMPED-UP of a story, etc.: invented, fabricated, trumped up …1802-12
 
INVENTION – nouns
– BABY a person’s invention or achievement …1890
– BRAINCHILD an idea or invention that is the creation of a particular person, organization, etc. …1631
– BRAIN TRICK † a clever invention or stratagem …1604
– FANGLEMENT something fashioned or made; an invention; a contrivance …a1670
– FRIM-FRAM a trifle, a whim, a fancy, an invention …1847 Sc.
– GAG a falsehood, a lie, an invention, a story …1805 sl.
– NEW FANGLE a new fashion or crotchet; a novelty, a new invention; always used in a contemptuous sense …1548
– UP-MAKE a contrivance; an invention; a fabrication; an original composition …1804 Sc.
 
INVENTIVE – adjectives
– EXCOGITOUS †* inventive …1646 
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INVENTOR – person
– INVENTRICE † a female inventor …1509
 
INVENTORY – nouns
– INVITORY an inventory …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– INVITTERY an inventory …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– RIBBLE-ROW an inventory …Bk1903 sl.
inventory – verbs 
– INVENTORIZE to make an inventory of …E17
 
INVERTED – adverbs
– END FOR ABOUT in inverted or reversed position; inside out …1957 Amer. dial.
– END FOR END in inverted or reversed position; inside out …1871 Amer. dial.
 
INVESTIGATE – verbs
– AUGER to look or investigate surreptitiously …1923 Amer. dial.
– AUGER AROUND to look or investigate surreptitiously …1923 Amer. dial.
– BACK-TRACE to investigate past events …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOLT ALL THE FLOUR † to investigate a matter thoroughly …1590
– EVESTIGATE † to seek out, to search after, to investigate …1656
– INQUISITE † to inquire into; to investigate, examine; to make inquiry …1674
– LOOK-SEE to investigate; to determine, to ascertain …1939 Amer. dial.
– PERSCRUTE †* to scrutinize thoroughly; to make a thorough search or inquiry; to investigate …a1545
– PROSPECT to make preliminary examinations or investigations …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– RAKE to make search or investigation; to poke into …1637
– SALINGE to investigate, to inquire …1887 Eng. dial.
– SCANCE to find out by investigation, to seek a sight of …1804 Sc.
– SCRUTATE to search out, to investigate …1882
– SCRUTINATE †* to scrutinize, to examine, to investigate …a1734
– UNDERGO † to investigate, to occupy oneself with …c1250
– UNDERGROPE † to search into, to investigate; to learn …a1412
– WALE THROUGH to hunt through, to investigate …1887 Sc.
 
INVESTIGATING – phrases
– WORTH A PULL worth investigating …19C sl.
 
INVESTIGATION – adjectives
– INDAGACIOUS †* given to search or investigation; eager to investigate …1653
investigation – nouns 
– APPOSAL † a searching question; inquiry, investigation, esp. legal examination of accounts …LME
– ARGUFICATION investigation …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– EYEBALLING scrutiny, investigation; visual inspection or assessment; estimation or measurement by sight alone …1959
– STICKYBEAK a furtive or prying look or investigation; an act of looking around …1928 Aust. & NZ colloq.
– THROUGH-GANG a thorough investigation or overhaul …1897 Sc.
– THROUGH-GOING a thorough investigation or overhaul …1897 Sc.
– UP-AND-DOWN, THE an official investigation …1910s sl.
 
INVESTIGATOR – person
– HAWKER a private investigator …1929 criminals’ sl.
– HEAVY a detective or investigator …1967 Aust. sl.
– MOUCHARD an undercover agent or investigator, a police spy …1802 esp. in France or  French-speaking regions
– SNOOPER an investigator …1889 US sl.
– ZETETIC an investigator, an inquirer; an adherent of the ancient Greek sceptic school of philosophy …1658
 
INVESTING – nouns
– WARING † spending, investing of money …c1375 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 
INVESTMENT – nouns
– CASH COW an investment or other source of money that pays regularly and well …1974 US
investment – verbs 
– SPORT to make a speculative investment in sport or business; to wager, to make a bet …E18 sl.
 
INVESTOR – person
– BANKSTER a banker or investor whose financial practices have been exposed as illegal …20C
– BAREFOOT PILGRIM an investor left without a shirt on his back or shoes on his feet; an investor whom a broker can sucker into any idiotic trade, thus generating easy commissions …Bk1997 Wall Street sl.
– BEAR RAIDER on the Stock Market: an investor who initiates or participates in a bear raid (a speculative attempt to profit from a fall in the price of a stock, or to cause the price to fall in order to make a profit) …1887
– LAMB a gullible investor …1886 stock market usage
– PIKER a small-scale speculator or investor …1898 finance usage
 
INVIGORATE – adverbs
– TONICALLY so as to invigorate or ‘brace up’ …1873
invigorate – nouns 
– SAUCE that which refreshes or invigorates …a1500
invigorate – verbs 
– HEARTEN to strengthen, to invigorate …1896 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– INVIGOR † to invigorate, to strengthen …1793 Sc.
– INVIGOUR to fill with vigour; to invigorate …E17
– PEP UP to invigorate someone; to strengthen or enhance something …1925 UK sl.
– ROBORATE † to give strength or support to; to invigorate; to fortify …1533 
– TONICIZE to invigorate, as with a tonic …1890
– ZAP to instil with vigour, to liven up …1979 sl., orig. US
 
INVIGORATED – adjectives
– DYNAMIZED rendered more dynamic or effective; energized, invigorated …1920
 
INVIGORATING – adjectives
– VEGETANT †* animating, vivifying, invigorating …1576
invigorating – nouns 
– TONIC an invigorating or bracing influence …1840
 
INVINCIBLE – adjectives
– ACHILLEAN resembling Achilles; invulnerable, invincible …1637
– UNWINNABLE † invincible, impregnable …1792 Sc.
 
INVISIBILITY – nouns
– TARN-CAP * a magic cap, securing the invisibility of the wearer …1856
 
INVISIBLE – adjectives
– IMPERSPICABLE †* that cannot be seen or discerned; invisible …1665
– INVISED †* unseen; invisible …L16
– SIGHTLESS invisible, unseen, dark; impenetrable by vision …1589
– UNSIGHTABLE not in sight, invisible …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
INVITATION – adjectives
– INVITATORY conveying or containing an invitation …M17
invitation – nouns 
– BID a request or an invitation …1892 Eng. dial.
– BIDDANCE bidding, invitation …1836
– BIDDING an invitation, esp. to a funeral or wedding …1655 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– INVITATORY an invitation …M17
– LATHING † an invitation, a calling together; also, a congregation …c897 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– PASTEBOARD an invitation …M19 sl.
– RAIN CHECK any request or promise to accept an invitation at a later date …20C Amer. sl.
– STIFFIE, STIFFY a formal invitation card (made of thick cardboard) …1980 Brit. sl.
invitation – verbs 
– GOOF OFF to turn down an invitation; to avoid a meeting …1980s sl.
– INKLE to attend a party, etc. without an invitation …1939 Amer. dial.
invitation – phrases 
– ALIGHT AND LOOK AT ONE’S SADDLE come in and sit a spell; an invitation to stop and talk, and perhaps to share a meal …1912 Amer. dial.
– LADIES A PLATE, GENTS A CRATE used in party invitations to request female guests to bring a dish of food and male guests to bring something to drink …1984 NZ
– W.M.P. we accept the invitation; With Much Pleasure …L19 Royal Navy sl.
 
INVITE – person
– BIDDER one who invites, or delivers an invitation, as to a funeral or a wedding …1548
– INVITANT a person who is invited; a person who gives an invitation …L16
– INVITRESS a female inviter …E17
– LATHER † one who invites or summons …a1175
invite – verbs
– ADVOCATE † to summon, to invite …1555
– BID to invite, esp. to a wedding or funeral, at which attendance is regarded as compulsory …1805 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HANG OUT THE BESOM to invite friends during the wife’s absence from home …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– KAE † to invite …1721 Sc.
– LATHE † to invite, to call …c900 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 
INVITED – adjectives
– BIDDEN invited; commanded, ordered …1614
 
INVITING – adjectives
– TEMPTACIOUS, TEMPTASHOUS tempting, inviting …1895 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TEMPTSOME tempting, inviting …1836 Sc.
– TEMPTUOUS tempting, inviting …B1900 Eng. dial.
– TEMTIOUS tempting, inviting …1825 Eng. dial.
 
INVOKE – verbs
– ONCALL † to call upon, to invoke …1548
 
INVOLVE – verbs
– GET A FALL OUT OF to involve oneself with something …L19 sl.
– IMMAZE †* to involve as in a maze or labyrinth …1631
– IMMIX to involve or mix oneself up in or with something …1593
– IMPLY † to enfold, to enwrap, to entangle, to involve …c1374
– LANGLE to involve, to encumber, to curb, to restrain, to hamper, to frustrate …1713 Sc.
– LAP † to involve; to imply, to include; to implicate, to entangle …a1340
– LET SOMEONE IN FOR to involve, usually in unfortunate circumstances, such as financial ruin or a criminal prosecution …M19 sl.
– TAKE A FALL OUT OF to involve oneself with something …L19 sl.
– TATHER to entangle; to twist; to knot; to involve …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
INVOLVED – adjectives
– ASS-DEEP deeply involved with; having a superabundance of …1958 Amer. sl.
– ASSHOLE-DEEP. deeply involved with; having a superabundance of …1963 Amer. sl.
– ENTHRALLED involved; indebted …1903 Amer. dial.
– IMPLEX †* involved; having a complicated plot …1710
– IMPLEXED † involved, complicated …a1619
– IMPLICATE † involved, intricate …1555
– IMPLICIT † entangled, entwined, folded, or twisted together; involved …1608
– INTRINSE † intricate, entangled, involved, complicated …1605
– INTRINSICATE † intricate, involved, entangled, perplexed …1560
– INVOLUTE involved; entangled; intricate; formerly also, hidden, obscure …M17
– KAMSHACKLE involved, intricate, confused …1838 Sc.
– LABYRINTHAL labyrinthine …1669
– LABYRINTHIAL † labyrinthine …a1550
– LABYRINTHIAN labyrinthine …1588
– LABYRINTHIC labyrinthine …1641
– LABYRINTHICAL labyrinthine …1641
– LABYRINTHINE intricate, complicated, involved, inextricable …1840
– NETWORK †* complicated, involved …1675
– OVER HEAD AND EARS deeply immersed or involved, such as in love, in debt, etc. …1576
– UP TO ONE’S ARSE totally involved in, overwhelmed by …1960s sl.
– UP TO ONE’S ASS totally involved in, overwhelmed by …1960s sl.
– UP TO ONE’S ASSHOLE totally involved in, overwhelmed by …1960s sl.
– UP TO THE EARS deeply involved; hence, superabundantly supplied …1839 colloq.
– WRAPPED UP IN involved with … Aust. sl.
involved – adverbs
– IMPLICITLY † in an involved or confused manner …1635
involved – nouns 
– IMPLICATE that which is implied or involved …1881
– RAVELLED SKEIN a knotty problem, an involved situation …1883 Sc.
– TANGLEMENT a difficulty; anything involved or confused …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
involved – verbs
– BE IN ON THE ACT to be involved in another’s activity …1947 US sl.
– FALL IN to become involved …M19
– FALL TO to become involved …M19
– GET IN ON THE ACT to become involved in another’s activity …1947 US sl.
– GET INTO THE ACT to take part …1946 US sl.
– GET ONE’S TAIL IN THE WELL to become involved in some unpleasant or unfortunate business, affecting either character or interest …1825 Sc.
– MESS WITH to become involved with; to use; to fool around with …19C US sl.
– TANGLE UP WITH to become involved with …1940s sl.
– TANGLE WITH to become involved with …1940s sl.
 
INVOLVEMENT – nouns
– PIECE OF THE ACTION an involvement in an activity; a share in the profits of something …1957 US sl.
 
INVULNERABLE – adjectives
– ACHILLEAN resembling Achilles; invulnerable, invincible …1637
 
INWARD – adverbs
– BENWARD inward, forward …1845 Sc.
 
INWARDLY – adverbs
– INLY inwardly, internally …1787 Sc. & Eng. dial.