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investment definition

  • noun:
    • The act of investing.
    • a quantity spent.
    • Property or any other ownership acquired for future financial return or benefit.
    • a consignment, as of time or help.
    • A military siege.
    • Archaic A garment; a vestment.
    • Archaic An outer covering or layer.
    • The act of investing, or state of being invested.
    • A placement of capital in expectation of deriving earnings or profit from its use.
    • by using which any person is spent; a vestment.
    • The act of surrounding, blocking up, or besieging by an armed power, and/or condition of being so surrounded.
    • A mixture of silica sand and plaster which, by surrounding a wax structure, produces a poor mildew of the type utilized for casting, among various other metals, bronze.
    • The work of investing, or the state of being spent.
    • That with which any person is spent; a vestment.
    • The work of surrounding, preventing up, or besieging by an armed power, and/or state to be therefore encircled.
    • The laying out of money in buy of some types of property; also, the amount of money spent, or that in which cash is spent.
    • That with which one or thing is spent or covered; clothes; vestment; covering.
    • The act of investing, or the state of being spent, as with a right, office, or attribute; endowment; investiture.
    • A surrounding or hemming-in; blockade associated with avenues of ingress and egress, when it comes to besieging of a town or fortress; inclosure by armed power or any other obstruction.
    • An investing of money or capital; spending for profit or future advantage; a placing or transformation of money in ways designed to secure earnings or profit from its employment: since, a good investment in active business, or in shares, land, or the love; which will make safe financial investment of your respective key.
    • That which is invested; money or money presented for the purpose of making revenue or benefit.
    • That which cash is outlined or invested: as, land is the safest financial investment.
    • external layer or covering of an organ or component or system
    • the commitment of something except that cash (time, energy, or effort) to a project aided by the hope of some beneficial outcome
    • cash which invested with an expectation of revenue
    • the ceremonial act of clothing some one in the insignia of an office; the formal marketing of someone to an office or position
    • the act of investing; laying out cash or capital in an enterprise utilizing the hope of profit
    • the work of gaining robes or vestments
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