1. [ noun ] (finance,business) the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit
Synonyms: investing
Related terms: finance leverage arbitrage foreign_direct_investment subscribe pyramid bull buy_into invest
2. [ noun ] (business) money that is invested with an expectation of profit
Synonyms: investment_funds
Related terms: asset assets speculation yield invest
3. [ noun ] the act of putting on robes or vestments
Related terms: dressing
4. [ noun ] the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank
Synonyms: investiture
Related terms: promotion invest
5. [ noun ] outer layer or covering of an organ or part or organism
Related terms: skin pellicle
Similar spelling:   investor