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invest

in·vest

invest

 
pronunciation:
ihn vest
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part of speech: verb
inflections: invested, investing, invests
definition 1: to put into use for the purpose of making money.
He invested his money in a new company and hoped to get back twice as much.
definition 2: to spend.
She invested a lot of time in dance lessons.
derivation: investor (n.)
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The word invest contains the following part:
vest Latin root that means clothe; clothing