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

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
coinvestor noun
or co-investor
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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Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coinvest was in 1949

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“Coinvest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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