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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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Rhymes with Return On Investment

  • disinvestment
  • reinvestment
  • reassessment
  • impressment
  • divestment
  • assessment

Sentences with return-on-investment


1. Noun Phrase
Determine the marginal return on investment for an additional £650 in profit.

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. return

verb. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before.

Synonyms

  • rise
  • cut back
  • locomote
  • move
  • trace
  • boomerang
  • uprise
  • go
  • double back
  • flash back
  • home
  • bounce
  • head home
  • retrace
  • turn back
  • revisit
  • travel
  • resurrect
  • backtrack

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • better
  • worsen
  • deteriorate

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. return

noun. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability.

Synonyms

  • official document
  • false return
  • instrument
  • legal instrument
  • information return
  • income tax return
  • tax return
  • estimated tax return
  • amended return
  • declaration of estimated tax
  • joint return

Antonyms

  • increase
  • lengthen
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. return

verb. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] give back.

Synonyms

  • give
  • render
  • feed back

Antonyms

  • fall asleep
  • acidify
  • fill
  • homogenise

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. return

verb. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] go back to a previous state.

Synonyms

  • resile
  • retrogress
  • recidivate
  • regress
  • change by reversal
  • recuperate
  • relapse
  • lapse
  • retrovert
  • fall back
  • turn
  • turn back
  • revert
  • go back
  • recover

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. return

noun. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] a coming to or returning home.

Synonyms

  • homecoming
  • arrival

Antonyms

  • spoken
  • forehand
  • backhand

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. return

verb. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] go back to something earlier.

Synonyms

  • hark back
  • recall
  • recur
  • denote
  • refer
  • go back

Antonyms

  • no-go
  • foreign
  • accept
  • inelasticity

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. on

adverb. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] with a forward motion.

Antonyms

  • unrelated

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)

10. on

adjective. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] in operation or operational.

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)
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