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in·vest

 (ĭn-vĕst′)
v. in·vest·ed, in·vest·ing, in·vests
v.tr.
1. To commit (money or capital) in order to gain a financial return: invested their savings in stocks and bonds.
2.
a. To spend or devote for future advantage or benefit: invested much time and energy in getting a good education.
b. To devote morally or psychologically, as to a purpose; commit: "Men of our generation are invested in what they do, women in what we are" (Shana Alexander).
3. To endow with authority or power: The Constitution invests Congress with the power to make laws.
4. To install in office with ceremony: invest a new emperor.
5. To provide with an enveloping or pervasive quality: "A charm invests a face / Imperfectly beheld" (Emily Dickinson).
6. Archaic
a. To clothe; adorn.
b. To cover completely; envelop.
c. To surround with troops or ships; besiege.
v.intr.
1. To make investments or an investment: invest in real estate.
2. To purchase with the expectation of benefit: We decided to invest in a new car.

[From Italian investire and from French investir, both from Latin investīre, to clothe, surround : in-, in; see in-2 + vestīre, to clothe (from vestis, clothes; see wes- in Indo-European roots).]

in·vest′a·ble, in·vest′i·ble adj.
in·ves′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.investor - someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returnsinvestor - someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns
capitalist - a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
contrarian - an investor who deliberately decides to go against the prevailing wisdom of other investors
bear - an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price
bondholder - a holder of bonds issued by a government or corporation
bull - an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later
caller - an investor who buys a call option
depositor - a person who has deposited money in a bank or similar institution
lender, loaner - someone who lends money or gives credit in business matters
rentier - someone whose income is from property rents or bond interest and other investments
shareholder, shareowner, stockholder - someone who holds shares of stock in a corporation
Translations
مُسْتَثْمِرمُسْتَثْمِرٌ
investor
investor
sijoittaja
investitor
befektetőberuházóinvesztáló
fjárfestir
投資者
투자자
investor
vlagatelj
investerare
นักลงทุน
yatırım yapan kimseyatırımcı
nhà đầu tư

investor

[ɪnˈvestəʳ] Ninversionista mf

investor

[ɪnˈvɛstər]
n
(in country, project)investisseur/euse m/f
the main investor in the project → le principal investisseur dans ce projet
(= shareholder) → investisseur/euse m/f
It is likely that investors will face losses → Les investisseurs devront probablement faire face à des pertes.
modif [confidence, protection] → des investisseurs

investor

nKapitalanleger(in) m(f), → Investor(in) m(f); the small investordie Kleinanleger pl

investor

[ɪnˈvɛstəʳ] n (gen) → investitore/trice; (shareholder) → azionista m/f

invest1

(inˈvest) verb
(with in) to put (money) into (a firm or business) usually by buying shares in it, in order to make a profit. He invested (two hundred dollars) in a building firm.
inˈvestment noun
1. the act of investing.
2. a sum of money invested.
inˈvestor noun
a person who invests money.

investor

مُسْتَثْمِرٌ investor investor Investor επενδυτής inversor sijoittaja investisseur investitor investitore 投資者 투자자 investeerder investor inwestor investidor инвестор investerare นักลงทุน yatırımcı nhà đầu tư 投资者
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