invest

invest(
ihn
-
vehst
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (finance)
a. invertir
I have invested thousands of dollars in the stock market.He invertido miles de dólares en la bolsa.
2. (to spend time or effort on)
a. invertir
We have invested so much time in the project that we expect excellent results.Hemos invertido tanto tiempo en el proyecto que esperamos excelentes resultados.
3. (to confer)
a. investir
The president invested him with the authority to enact laws.El presidente lo invistió con la autoridad de promulgar leyes.
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g., cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(to besiege)
a. sitiar
The army invested the city in 1984.El ejército sitió la ciudad en 1984.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (finance)
a. invertir
My husband invested in an internet company.Mi esposo invirtió en una compañía de Internet.
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invest
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (money, time)
a. invertir
2. (formal)
a. (confer on)
to invest somebody with somethinginvestir a alguien con algo
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a. invertir
invest [ɪnˈvest]
transitive verb
1 [+money, capital, funds] invertir;in en; [+person] (in office) investir; [+time, effort] dedicar
invested capital capital (m) invertido
2
to invest sb with sth investir a algn de or con algo; he was invested with a dignity lo invistieron con una dignidad; he invested it with a certain mystery lo revistió de cierto misterio; he seems to invest it with some importance parece que lo reviste de cierta importancia
3 (Mil) sitiar; cercar
intransitive verb
to invest in [+company, project] invertir dinero en; (buy) comprarse; I've invested in a new pair of rubber gloves me he comprado un nuevo par de guantes de goma; to invest with [+bank, building society] invertir dinero en
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