HyperDic: investment

English > 6 senses of the word investment:
NOUNactinvestment, investingthe act of investing
possessioninvestment, investment fundsmoney that is invested with an expectation of profit
attributeinvestmentthe commitment of something other than money (time, energy, or effort) to a project with the expectation of some worthwhile result
animalinvestmentouter layer or covering of an organ or part or organism
actinvestmentthe act of putting on robes or vestments
actinvestment, investiturethe ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office
investment > pronunciation
Soundsihnveh'smahnt; ihnveh'stmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > investment: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit.
Synonyminvesting
Category ofbulltry to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying
buy intobuy stocks or shares of a company
pyramidenlarge one's holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts
subscribeoffer to buy, as of stocks and shares
NarrowerarbitrageA kind of hedged investment meant to capture slight differences in price
foreign direct investmentinvesting in United States businesses by foreign citizens (often involves stock ownership of the business)
leverage, leveraginginvesting with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)
BroaderfinanceThe commercial activity of providing funds and capital
Spanishinversión
Catalaninversió
Verbsinvestmake an investment
English > investment: 6 senses > noun 2, possession
Meaningmoney that is invested with an expectation of profit.
Synonyminvestment funds
Category ofyield, pay, bearbring in
Narrowerspeculation, ventureAn investment that is very risky but could yield great profits / profits
BroaderassetsAnything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company
Spanishfondos invertidos, inversión
Catalanfons invertits, inversió
Verbsinvestmake an investment
English > investment: 6 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe commitment of something other than money (time, energy, or effort) to a project with the expectation of some worthwhile result.
Examples
  • "this job calls for the investment of some hard thinking"
  • "he made an emotional investment in the work"
Broadercommittedness, commitmentThe trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose
English > investment: 6 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningOuter layer or covering of an organ or part or organism.
NarrowerpellicleThin protective membrane in some protozoa
Broaderskin, tegument, cutisA natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
English > investment: 6 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of putting on robes or vestments.
Broaderdressing, groomingThe activity of getting dressed
English > investment: 6 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank.
Synonyminvestiture
BroaderpromotionAct of raising in rank or position
Spanishinvestidura
Catalaninvestidura
Verbsinvestfurnish with power or authority

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