co·​in·​vest | \ ˌkō-in-ˈvest How to pronounce coinvest (audio) \
variants: or co-invest
coinvested or co-invested; coinvesting or co-investing

Definition of coinvest

intransitive verb

: to join another or others in investing in something They also coinvested in Firefly, an Internet upstart from MIT's media lab …— Mary Beth Grover A dozen or so quasi-public financing institutions co-invest with private banks and venture capitalists in companies …— Anne Reilly Dowd

Other Words from coinvest

coinvestor \ ˌkō-​in-​ˈve-​stər How to pronounce coinvest (audio) \ or co-investor noun, plural coinvestors or co-investors
… Westcott and his coinvestors owned 40% of the league … — David Whitford

Examples of coinvest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ralph McLaughlin, chief economist and senior vice president of analytics at Haus, an organization that coinvests with buyers purchasing homes, also doesn't see another crash along the horizon for the real estate market. Jay Heflin, Washington Examiner, 23 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of coinvest

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Coinvest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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