Associations to the word «Invest»

Wiktionary

INVEST, verb. (dated) To clothe or wrap (with garments).
INVEST, verb. (obsolete) To put on (clothing).
INVEST, verb. To envelop, wrap, cover.
INVEST, verb. To commit money or capital in the hope of financial gain.
INVEST, verb. To spend money, time, or energy into something, especially for some benefit or purpose.
INVEST, verb. To ceremonially install someone in some office.
INVEST, verb. To formally give (someone) some power or authority.
INVEST, verb. To formally give (power or authority).
INVEST, verb. To surround, accompany, or attend.
INVEST, verb. To lay siege to.
INVEST, verb. (intransitive) To make investments.
INVEST, verb. (metallurgy) To prepare for lost wax casting by creating an investment mold (a mixture of a silica sand and plaster).
INVEST, noun. (meteorology) An unnamed tropical weather pattern "to investigate" for development into a significant (named) system.

Dictionary definition

INVEST, verb. Make an investment; "Put money into bonds".
INVEST, verb. Give qualities or abilities to.
INVEST, verb. Furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors.
INVEST, verb. Provide with power and authority; "They vested the council with special rights".
INVEST, verb. Place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy".

Wise words

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