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invest

 
Verb invest has 5 senses
  1. invest, put, commit, place - make an investment; "Put money into bonds"
    --1 is one way to spend, expend, drop
    Antonyms: divest, disinvest
    Derived forms: noun investment2, noun investment1, noun investor1, noun investing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. endow, indue, gift, empower, invest, endue - give qualities or abilities to
    --2 is one way to enable
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
  3. invest, clothe, adorn - furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
    --3 is one way to equip, fit, fit out, outfit
    Derived forms: noun investment5, noun investiture1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
  4. invest, vest, enthrone - provide with power and authority; "They vested the council with special rights"
    --4 is one way to install
    Antonyms: divest, disinvest
    Derived form: noun investiture1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. induct, invest, seat - place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy"
    --5 is one way to install
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
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