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1. invest

verb. ['ˌɪnˈvɛst'] make an investment.

Synonyms

  • place
  • shelter
  • buy into
  • fund
  • speculate
  • tie up
  • put
  • commit
  • spend
  • drop
  • roll over
  • expend

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • fire
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize

Etymology

  • investigate (English)
  • investir (French)
  • investio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Invest

  • self-professed
  • transgressed
  • unimpressed
  • telequest
  • stateswest
  • intrawest
  • eastern-west
  • dispossessed
  • unaddressed
  • telewest
  • repossessed
  • progressed
  • northwest
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suppressed
  • suggest
  • southwest
  • request
  • repressed
  • reassessed
  • protest
  • professed
  • penwest
  • norwest
  • natwest

Sentences with invest


1. Verb, base form
Companies issue stock to raise money to invest in their business and to finance new initiatives.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
When you invest in stocks, you are looking for a combination of income and capital gain.

3. Adjective, superlative
The corporation must conduct an active business rather than merely invest in other ventures or real estate.

Quotes about invest


1. If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom.
- Sydney Madwed

2. I'd rather invest in an entrepreneur who has failed before than one who assumes success from day one.
- Kevin O'Leary

3. True leaders don't invest in buildings. Jesus never built a building. They invest in people. Why? Because success without a successor is failure. So your legacy should not be in buildings, programs, or projects; your legacy must be in people.
- Myles Munroe

2. invest

verb. ['ˌɪnˈvɛst'] give qualities or abilities to.

Synonyms

  • cover
  • gift
  • endow
  • indue
  • endue
  • empower

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • overspend
  • underspend
  • recuperate

Etymology

  • investigate (English)
  • investir (French)
  • investio (Latin)

3. invest

verb. ['ˌɪnˈvɛst'] furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors.

Synonyms

  • fit out
  • fit
  • adorn
  • equip
  • clothe

Antonyms

  • untie
  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • call option

Etymology

  • investigate (English)
  • investir (French)
  • investio (Latin)

4. invest

verb. ['ˌɪnˈvɛst'] place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position.

Synonyms

  • instal
  • install
  • seat

Antonyms

  • back
  • left
  • right
  • upgrade

Etymology

  • investigate (English)
  • investir (French)
  • investio (Latin)

5. invest

verb. ['ˌɪnˈvɛst'] provide with power and authority.

Synonyms

  • instal
  • throne
  • order
  • ordain
  • enthrone
  • install
  • crown
  • coronate
  • consecrate
  • ordinate

Antonyms

  • downgrade
  • increase
  • insecurity
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • investigate (English)
  • investir (French)
  • investio (Latin)
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