HyperDic: invest

English > 5 senses of the word invest:
VERBpossessioninvest, put, commit, placemake an investment
socialinvest, endow, indue, gift, empower, enduegive qualities or abilities to
socialinvest, clothe, adornfurnish with power or authority
socialinvest, vest, enthroneprovide with power and authority
socialinvest, induct, seatplace ceremoniously or formally / formally in an office or position
invest > pronunciation
Soundsihnveh'st
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > invest: 5 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningmake an investment.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsput, commit, place
Narrowerbuy intobuy stocks or shares of a company
fundinvest money in government securities
roll overRe-invest (a previous investment) into a similar fund or security
shelterinvest (money) so that it is not taxable
speculate, jobinvest at a risk
tie upinvest so as to make unavailable for other purposes
Broaderspend, expend, droppay out
Oppositedivest, disinvestReduce or dispose of
Spanishcolocar, invertir, investir
Catalaninvertir, investir
Nounsinvesting, investmentthe act of investing
investmentmoney that is invested with an expectation of profit
investorsomeone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns
English > invest: 5 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningGive qualities or abilities to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something
Synonymsendow, indue, gift, empower, endue
Narrowercoverinvest with a large or excessive amount of something
BroaderenableRender capable or able for some task
Spanishdotar, invertir, investir
Catalandotar, invertir, investir
English > invest: 5 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningFurnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something
Synonymsclothe, adorn
Broaderequip, fit, fit out, outfitProvide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
Spanishinvertir, investir
Catalaninvertir, investir
Nounsinvestiturethe ceremony of installing a new monarch
investmentthe ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office
English > invest: 5 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningProvide with power and authority.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsvest, enthrone
Narrowercrown, coronateinvest with regal power
enthrone, throneput a monarch on the throne
ordain, consecrate, ordinate, orderappoint to a clerical posts
ordaininvest with ministerial or priestly authority
Broaderinstall, instalput into an office or a position
Oppositedivest, disinvestdeprive of status or authority
Spanishinvertir, investir
Catalaninvertir
Nounsinvestiturethe ceremony of installing a new monarch
English > invest: 5 senses > verb 5, social
Meaningplace ceremoniously or formally / formally in an office or position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymsinduct, seat
Broaderinstall, instalput into an office or a position
Spanishinvestir
Catalaninvestir

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