Definition of "invests" []

  • To lay out (money or capital in an enterprise, esp by purchasing shares) with the expectation of profit (verb)
  • To devote (effort, resources, etc, to a project) (verb)
  • To clothe or adorn (in some garment, esp the robes of an office) (verb)
  • To install formally or ceremoniously (in an official position, rank, etc) (verb)
  • To place (power, authority, etc, in) or provide (with power or authority) (verb)
  • To provide or endow (a person with qualities, characteristics, etc) (verb)
  • To cover or adorn, as if with a coat or garment (verb)
  • To surround with military forces; besiege (verb)
  • To purchase; buy (verb)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of invest. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "invests" in a sentence
  • "In conventional economics, what society invests is deferred for 'its children's future' ie for future time periods."
  • "Of the points within Normandy which his name invests with their main interest, we have already spoken of his birthplace at"
  • "That’s why, as Dershowitz says, his name invests the falsehoods in his report with credibility."