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Noun: investing  in've-sting
  1. The act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit
    - investment
Verb: invest  in'vest
  1. Make an investment
    "invest money into bonds";
    - put, commit, place
     
  2. Give qualities or abilities to
    - endow, indue, gift, empower, endue
     
  3. Furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
    - clothe, adorn
     
  4. Provide with power and authority
    "They invested the council with special rights";
    - vest, enthrone
     
  5. Place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position
    "there was a ceremony to invest the president of the Academy";
    - induct, seat
     
  6. Spend money, time, or energy on something, especially for some benefit or purpose

Type of: drop, enable, equip, expend, finance, fit, fit out, instal, install, outfit, spend

Antonym: divest

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