Meaning of 'investment'

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Meaning of ‘investment’

6 definitions found.



the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office

Synonyms: investiture


the act of putting on robes or vestments


the act of investing

Synonyms: investing


outer layer or covering of an organ or part or organism


the commitment of something other than money (time, energy, or effort) to a project with the expectation of some worthwhile result

Example: "this job calls for the investment of some hard thinking"


money that is invested with an expectation of profit

Synonyms: investment funds

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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