Associations to the word «Investment»

Wiktionary

INVESTMENT, noun. The act of investing, or state of being invested.
INVESTMENT, noun. (finance) A placement of capital in expectation of deriving income or profit from its use or appreciation.
INVESTMENT, noun. That with which anyone is invested; a vestment.
INVESTMENT, noun. (military) The act of surrounding, blocking up, or besieging by an armed force, or the state of being so surrounded.
INVESTMENT, noun. A mixture of silica sand and plaster which, by surrounding a wax pattern, creates a negative mold of the form used for casting, among other metals, bronze.
INVESTMENT BANK, noun. (finance) A financial institution that deals with raising capital, trading in securities and managing corporate mergers and acquisitions.
INVESTMENT BANKER, noun. (finance) A banker who works for an investment bank
INVESTMENT BANKS, noun. Plural of investment bank
INVESTMENT CASTING, noun. A form of fine casting of metal parts based on the lost wax method

Dictionary definition

INVESTMENT, noun. The act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit.
INVESTMENT, noun. Money that is invested with an expectation of profit.
INVESTMENT, noun. The commitment of something other than money (time, energy, or effort) to a project with the expectation of some worthwhile result; "this job calls for the investment of some hard thinking"; "he made an emotional investment in the work".
INVESTMENT, noun. Outer layer or covering of an organ or part or organism.
INVESTMENT, noun. The act of putting on robes or vestments.
INVESTMENT, noun. The ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank.

Wise words

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