invest

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invest /ɪnˈvɛst/ verb
invests; invested; investing
invest
/ɪnˈvɛst/
verb
invests; invested; investing
Learner's definition of INVEST
: to use money to earn more money : to use your money to purchase stock in a company, to buy property, etc., in order to make future profit
[no object]
often + in
[+ object]
often + in
: to spend (money) on building or improving something usually + in
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to give your time or effort in order to do something or make something better usually + in
[+ object] formal : to provide (someone or something) with (something)

invest as

[phrasal verb]
invest (someone) as (something) formal
: to give (someone) the power and authority of (a particular position or title)

invest in

[phrasal verb]
invest in (something) informal
: to spend money on (something useful or helpful to yourself)

— investing

noun [noncount]

— investor

/ɪnˈvɛstɚ/ noun, plural investors [count]
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