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

Derived forms: invested, invests, investing

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

Encyclopedia: Invest