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Meaning of invest

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: make an investment; "Put money into bonds" [syn: {invest},
           {put}, {commit}, {place}] [ant: {disinvest}, {divest}]
      2: give qualities or abilities to [syn: {endow}, {indue},
         {gift}, {empower}, {invest}, {endue}]
      3: furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors [syn:
         {invest}, {clothe}, {adorn}]
      4: provide with power and authority; "They vested the council
         with special rights" [syn: {invest}, {vest}, {enthrone}]
         [ant: {disinvest}, {divest}]
      5: place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position;
         "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy"
         [syn: {induct}, {invest}, {seat}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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