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Definition of Invest


  1. To put garments on; to clothe; to dress; to array; -- opposed to divest. Usually followed by with, sometimes by in; as, to invest one with a robe.
  2. To put on.
  3. To clothe, as with office or authority; to place in possession of rank, dignity, or estate; to endow; to adorn; to grace; to bedeck; as, to invest with honor or glory; to invest with an estate.
  4. To surround, accompany, or attend.
  5. To confer; to give.
  6. To inclose; to surround of hem in with troops, so as to intercept succors of men and provisions and prevent escape; to lay siege to; as, to invest a town.
  7. To lay out (money or capital) in business with the /iew of obtaining an income or profit; as, to invest money in bank stock.
  8. To make an investment; as, to invest in stocks; -- usually followed by in.

Invest Quotations

When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.
Barbara de Angelis

If our nation wants to reduce global warming, air pollution and energy instability, we should invest only in the best energy options. Nuclear energy isn't one of them.
Mark Z. Jacobson

All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values.
Marshall McLuhan

Who can I trust? You have to invest in somebody and chances are you're probably going to invest in somebody who's going to deceive you. I've been conned a couple of times, but now I'm a little more savvy.
Maggie Gyllenhaal

When you invest your time, you make a goal and a decision of something that you want to accomplish. Whether it's make good grades in school, be a good athlete, be a good person, go down and do some community service and help somebody who's in need, whatever it is you choose to do, you're investing your time in that.
Nick Saban
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Invest Translations

invest in French is investissez, investissent, investis, investir
invest in German is investiere, investieren
invest in Italian is abbordo, investire
invest in Latin is obsideo, obsido
invest in Norwegian is investere
invest in Spanish is invertir
invest in Swedish is investera
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