Legal Definition and Related Resources of Invest

Meaning of Invest

To place capital in such a way that it wil secure income or profit for the investor Christianson v state Tax commission , 401 P. 743,240 Or. 504. there are two senses ii which the word can be used; (1) purchasin, articles or property for the income that can be obtained from them, and (2) purchasing articles or property with a view to their resale at a profit. To give possession .

Invest Alternative Definition

(Lat. investire, to clothe), to put in possession of a fief upon faking the oath of fealty or fidelity to the prince or superior lord.

Synonyms of 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 investment
  • 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

(Vest), verb

  • appoint
  • authorize
  • charge
  • charter
  • commission
  • confer power
  • deferre
  • delegate
  • depute
  • empower
  • enable
  • endow with authority
  • entrust
  • furnish with rank
  • give a mandate
  • give authority
  • give power
  • grant authority
  • grant power
  • inaugurate
  • induct
  • install
  • instate
  • institute
  • license
  • mandare
  • name
  • nominate
  • ordain
  • permit
  • privilege
  • put in commission
  • sanction

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Enfeoff, Fair Actual Value, Open Contract.


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Invest Definition (in the Accounting Vocabulary)

The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants offers the following definition of Invest in a way that is easy for anybody to understand: To put money into something such as property, stocks, or a business, in order to earn INTEREST or make a profit.



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