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reinvest

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verb re·in·vest \ˌrē-ən-ˈvest\

Simple Definition of reinvest

  • : to use (the profits of an investment) to buy more investments

  • : to use (money that a business has earned) to improve the business

  • : to spend money, time, energy, etc., to make improvements to something valuable

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of reinvest

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to invest again or anew

  3. 2 a :  to invest (as income from investments) in additional securities b :  to invest (as earnings) in a business rather than distribute as dividends or profits

Examples of reinvest in a sentence

  1. Many investors reinvest their dividends.

  2. Before you reinvest, consider your options carefully.

  3. The company reinvests a portion of its profits in new products.



Circa 1611

First Known Use of reinvest

circa 1611


Law Dictionary

reinvest

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transitive verb re·in·vest \ˌrē-ən-ˈvest\

Legal Definition of reinvest

  1. 1 :  to invest again or anew

  2. 2a :  to invest (as income from investments) in additional securities b :  to invest (as earnings) in a business rather than distribute as dividends or profits




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