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To furnish freely or naturally with some power, quality, or attribute
“Financially savvy women are beginning to invest their money to ensure they have high living standards in retirement.”
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To put into an office or welcome into an organization with special ceremonies
“The Prime Minister's government advised the Queen to invest him to the rank of an Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath.”
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To spend money, time, or energy on something, especially for some benefit or purpose
“Paying a fair price for matchmaking helps ensure that professionals and others are willing to invest efforts that are commensurate with the great importance of this activity.”
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To formally give (someone) some power or authority
“The hundreds of spirits in the voodoo pantheon invest their power in both African imagery and in corresponding identities, including Catholic saints.”
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To surround, accompany, or attend
“In 1153, Baldwin launched a major attack on Ascalon, with an army large enough to invest the great city completely.”
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To outfit with clothes and especially fine or special clothes
“… a fashion designer who has invested a number of the winners of the best actress award.”
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To surround or cover closely
“… nightfall invested the land.”
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“She invests her great grandmother with a mysterious exotic quality.”
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