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1. investment

noun. ['ˌɪnˈvɛstmənt, ˌɪnˈvɛsmənt'] the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit.

Synonyms

  • finance
  • leverage
  • leveraging
  • arbitrage
  • investing

Antonyms

  • non-involvement
  • non-engagement
  • nonparticipation
  • change

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • invest (English)
  • investigate (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Investment

  • reassessment
  • impressment
  • divestment
  • assessment

Example sentences of the word investment


1. Noun, singular or mass
The capital gains and losses from all of your investment activity for the year will go on this form.

Quotes containing the word investment


1. An investment said to have an 80% chance of success sounds far more attractive than one with a 20% chance of failure. The mind can't easily recognize that they are the same.
- Daniel Kahneman

2. My hope is that countries like Morocco will have investment to create work, so people don't have to leave.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

3. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin, The Way to Wealth: Ben Franklin on Money and Success

2. investment

noun. ['ˌɪnˈvɛstmənt, ˌɪnˈvɛsmənt'] money that is invested with an expectation of profit.

Synonyms

  • investment funds
  • speculation
  • venture

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • invest (English)
  • investigate (English)

3. investment

noun. ['ˌɪnˈvɛstmənt, ˌɪnˈvɛsmənt'] the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank.

Synonyms

  • promotion

Antonyms

  • debit
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • invest (English)
  • investigate (English)

4. investment

noun. ['ˌɪnˈvɛstmənt, ˌɪnˈvɛsmənt'] the commitment of something other than money (time, energy, or effort) to a project with the expectation of some worthwhile result.

Synonyms

  • commitment

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • invest (English)
  • investigate (English)

5. investment

noun. ['ˌɪnˈvɛstmənt, ˌɪnˈvɛsmənt'] outer layer or covering of an organ or part or organism.

Synonyms

  • pellicle
  • cutis
  • skin

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • invest (English)
  • investigate (English)

6. investment

noun. ['ˌɪnˈvɛstmənt, ˌɪnˈvɛsmənt'] the act of putting on robes or vestments.

Synonyms

  • dressing

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • frivolity

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • invest (English)
  • investigate (English)
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