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Definition 1: make an investment - [verb of possession]

Samples where invest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Put money into bonds

Synonyms for invest in the sense of this definition

(invest is a kind of ...) pay out

"spend money"

(... is a kind of invest ) invest money in government securities

(... is a kind of invest ) re-invest (a previous investment) into a similar fund or security

"She rolled over her IRA"

(... is a kind of invest ) invest (money) so that it is not taxable

(... is a kind of invest ) invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes

"All my money is tied up in long-term investments"

(... is a kind of invest ) invest at a risk

"I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating"

(... is a kind of invest ) buy stocks or shares of a company

Samples where invest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They vested the council with special rights

Synonyms for invest in the sense of this definition

(invest is a kind of ...) put into an office or a position

"the new president was installed immediately after the election"

(... is a kind of invest ) appoint to a clerical posts

"he was ordained in the Church"

(... is a kind of invest ) invest with regal power; enthrone

"The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey"

(... is a kind of invest ) put a monarch on the throne

"The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago"

(... is a kind of invest ) invest with ministerial or priestly authority

"The minister was ordained only last month"

Samples where invest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy

Synonyms for invest in the sense of this definition

(invest is a kind of ...) put into an office or a position

"the new president was installed immediately after the election"

Synonyms for invest in the sense of this definition

(invest is a kind of ...) provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

"The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"

Synonyms for invest in the sense of this definition

(invest is a kind of ...) render capable or able for some task

"This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street" "The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain"

(... is a kind of invest ) invest with a large or excessive amount of something

"She covered herself with glory"

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