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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)


Verb invest has 5 senses


investv. t. [L. investire, investitum; pref. in- in + vestire to clothe, fr. vestis clothing: cf. F. investir. See Vest.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To put on.  [1913 Webster]
    "Can not find one this girdle to invest."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "I do invest you jointly with my power."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To surround, accompany, or attend.  [1913 Webster]
    "Awe such as must always invest the spectacle of the guilt."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To confer; to give.  [1913 Webster]
    "It investeth a right of government."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To inclose; to surround or hem in with troops, so as to intercept reinforcements of men and provisions and prevent escape; to lay siege to; as, to invest a town.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To lay out (money or capital) in business with the view of obtaining an income or profit; as, to invest money in bank stock.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To expend (time, money, or other resources) with a view to obtaining some benefit of value in excess of that expended, or to achieve a useful pupose; as, to invest a lot of time in teaching one's children.  [PJC]
investv. i. 
     To make an investment; as, to invest in stocks; -- usually followed by in.  [1913 Webster]


invest, v.
1 tr. (often foll. by in) apply or use (money), esp. for profit.
2 intr. (foll. by in) a put money for profit (into stocks etc.). b colloq. buy (invested in a new car).
3 tr. a (foll. by with) provide, endue, or attribute (a person with qualities, insignia, or rank). b (foll. by in) attribute or entrust (qualities or feelings to a person).
4 tr. cover as a garment.
5 tr. lay siege to.

investable adj. investible adj. investor n.
ME f. F investir or L investire investit- (as IN-(2), vestire clothe f. vestis clothing): sense 1 f. It. investire



accommodate, afford, allot, anoint, apparel, arm, array, attire, authorize, base, bedeck, bedrape, beleaguer, bequeath, beset, besiege, bless with, blockade, box, budget, build, build in, bundle up, buy in, buy into, case, chair, close, clothe, clothe with power, compass, compass about, consecrate, contribute, cost, cost out, crate, crown, deck, deputize, devote, dight, disburse, donate, dower, drape, dress, dud, embay, embosom, embox, embrace, empower, enable, encapsulate, encase, encircle, enclasp, enclose, enclothe, encompass, endow, endow with, endue, enfold, enlist, enrobe, enroll, enshroud, enthrone, envelop, environ, enwrap, establish, expend, favor with, fill, fill up, financier, find, fix, fork out, found, fund, furnish, garb, garment, give, go around, go round, go through, grace with, ground, habilitate, harass, harry, honor, imbue, inaugurate, incur costs, induct, ingrain, initiate, inoculate, install, instate, invest in, involve, keep, lap, lay out, lay out money, lay siege to, lay the foundation, leaven, maintain, make an investment, make available, make provision for, muffle up, open the purse, ordain, outlay, pack, package, pay, pay out, pitch, place, place in office, plant, plow back into, plunge, prepare, present, provide, provide for, put, put in, put out, put up, rag out, raiment, recruit, reinvest, replenish, risk, robe, run through, schedule, seat, set, set up, settle on, settle upon, sheathe, shell out, shroud, sign on, sign up, sink, sink money in, smother, soften up, speculate, spend, splurge, squander, steep, stock, store, subsidize, suffuse, supply, support, surround, swaddle, swathe, swear in, throne, throw money around, tire, veil, venture, vest, vest with, wrap, wrap about, wrap up, yield




VB attack, assault, assail, invade, set upon, fall upon, charge, impugn, break a lance with, enter the lists, assume the offensive, take the offensive, be the aggressor, become the aggressor, strike the first blow, draw first blood, throw the first stone at, lift a hand against, draw the sword against, take up the cudgels, advance against, march against, march upon, harry, come on, show fight, strike at, poke at, thrust at, aim a blow at, deal a blow at, give one a blow, fetch one a blow, fetch one a kick, give one a kick, have a cut at, have a shot at, take a cut at, take a shot at, have a fling at, have a shy at, be down upon, pounce upon, fall foul of, pitch into, launch out against, bait, slap on the face, make a thrust at, make a pass at, make a set at, make a dead set at, bear down upon, close with, come to close quarters, bring to bay, ride full tilt against, attack tooth and nail, go at hammer and tongs, let fly at, dash at, run a tilt at, rush at, tilt at, run at, fly at, hawk at, have at, let out at, make a dash, make a rush at, strike home, drive one hard, press one hard, be hard upon, run down, strike at the root of, lay about one, run amuck, aim at, draw a bead on, fire upon, fire at, fire a shot at, shoot at, pop at, level at, let off a gun at, open fire, pepper, bombard, shell, pour a broadside into, fire a volley, fire red-hot shot, spring a mine, throw a stone, throw stones at, stone, lapidate, pelt, hurl at, hurl against, hurl at the head of, rock beset, besiege, beleaguer, lay siege to, invest, open the trenches, plant a battery, sap, mine, storm, board, scale the walls, cut and thrust, bayonet, butt, kick, strike, whip, assail, impugn, malign (detract), bomb, rocket, blast.


VB commission, delegate, depute, consign, assign, charge, intrust, entrust, commit, commit to the hands of, authorize, put in commission, accredit, engage, hire, bespeak, appoint, name, nominate, return, ordain, install, induct, inaugurate, swear in, invest, crown, enroll, enlist, give power of attorney to, employ, empower, set over, place over, send out, be commissioned, be accredited, represent, stand for, stand in the stead of, stand in the place of, stand in the shoes of.


VB deliver, hand, pass, put into the hands of, hand over, make over, deliver over, pass over, turn over, assign dower, present, give away, dispense, dispose of, give out, deal out, dole out, mete out, fork out, squeeze out, pay, render, impart, communicate, concede, cede, yield, part with, shed, cast, spend, give, bestow, confer, grant, accord, award, assign, intrust, consign, vest in, make a present, allow, contribute, subscribe, furnish its quota, invest, endow, settle upon, bequeath, leave, devise, furnish, supply, help, administer to, afford, spare, accommodate with, indulge with, favor with, shower down upon, lavish, pour on, thrust upon, tip, bribe, tickle the palm, grease the palm, offer, sacrifice, immolate.


VB lend, advance, accommodate with, lend on security, loan, pawn, intrust, invest, place out to interest, put out to interest, let, demise, lease, sett, underlet.

Stock Market

VB speculate, invest, trade, trade stocks, play the market, buy long, sell short, take a position, straddle, take a plunge, plunge in, take a flier.


VB expend, spend, run through, get through, pay, disburse, ante, ante up, pony up, open the purse strings, loose the purse strings, untie the purse strings, lay out, shell out, fork out, fork over, bleed, make up a sum, invest, sink money, run up debts, run up bills (debt), fee, pay one's way, subscribe, subsidize.


VB be powerful, gain power, belong to, pertain to, lie in one's power, be in one's power, can, be able, give power, confer power, exercise power, empower, enable, invest, indue, endue, endow, arm, strengthen, compel.


VB invest, cover, envelope, lap, involve, inwrap, enwrap, wrap, fold up, wrap up, lap up, muffle up, overlap, sheath, swathe, swaddle, roll up in, circumvest, vest, clothe, array, dress, dight, drape, robe, enrobe, attire, apparel, accounter, rig, fit out, deck, perk, equip, harness, caparison, wear, don, put on, huddle on, slip on, mantle.

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