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v. to put money into a business or buy property or securities for the purpose of eventually obtaining a profit. This is distinguished from a gift or a loan made merely to accommodate a friend or taking a complete gamble. (See: investment)

invest

(Fund), verb advance, back, buy into, buy stock, deal in futures, employ capital, finance, gamble, infuse funds, lay out, lend, lend on security, loan, make an investtent, occupare, outlay, play the market, ponere, provide capital, provide money, put out at interest, put up, risk, risk one's money, sink, speculate, sponsor, support, venture
Associated concepts: invest capital

invest

(Vest), verb appoint, authorize, charge, charter, commission, confer power, deferre, delegate, depute, enable, endow with authority, entrust, furnish with rank, give a mandate, give authority, give power, grant auuhority, grant power, inaugurate, induct, install, instate, license, mandare, name, nominate, ordain, permit, privilege, put in commission, sanction
See also: admit, allow, assign, authorize, bequeath, bestow, capitalize, chance, clothe, commit, confer, constitute, contribute, delegate, deposit, designate, embrace, empower, enable, endue, enshroud, entrust, establish, finance, give, induct, instate, lend, place, repose, speculate, spend, supply, vest

TO INVEST, contracts. To lay out money in such a manner that it may bring a revenue; as, to invest money in houses or stocks; to give possession.
     2. This word, which occurs frequently in the canon law, comes from the Latin word investire, which signifies to clothe or adorn and is used, in that system of jurisprudence, synonymously with enfeoff. Both words signify to put one into the possession of, or to invest with a fief, upon his taking the oath of fealty or fidelity to the prince or superior lord.

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Survey results cited here are from online interviews with a sample of 493 Americans 18 years of age and older who have at least $1 million in investible assets.
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Meanwhile, Moody's and Standard&Poor's have upgraded long-term corporate credit rating of Koc Holding, Turkey's largest conglomerate by assets, to "investible," the company announced yesterday.
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According to Target, Dossiers on Demand is designed to help prospect researchers go beyond traditional screening methods to uncover in their databases ultra high net worth individuals, defined as individuals with more than $30 million in investible assets.
'If a bellwether like Industries Qatar is not investible, it doesn't make it worthwhile for foreign investors to get to know the country,' said Hashem Montasser, managing partner at Frontlane Capital, a Dubai-based asset management firm.
"If a bellwether like Industries Qatar is not investible, it doesn't make it worthwhile for foreign investors to get to know the country," said Hashem Montasser, managing partner at Frontlane Capital, a Dubai-based asset management firm.
The report on high net-worth individuals (HNWIs) - defined as anyone with investible assets of at least $1m - was issued by Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management and consultancy firm Capgemini on Tuesday.
According to a 2008 report by Celent, a US-based financial research and consultancy firm, there are 20,000 families in India with an investible surplus of $10-30 million (Rs 46-138 crore) and 6,000 families that have an investible surplus of above $30 million.