invest as

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of invest as

formal
:to give (someone) the power and authority of (a particular position or title)
  • The group invested her as chairperson.

Word by Word Definitions

invest play
  1. : to array in the symbols of office or honor

  2. : to furnish with power or authority

  3. : to grant someone control or authority over : vest

  1. : to commit (money) in order to earn a financial return

  2. : to make use of for future benefits or advantages

  3. : to involve or engage especially emotionally


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