invests

present tense third-person singular of invest
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as in inducts
to put into an office or welcome into an organization with special ceremonies the beloved actor was finally invested as a knight by the queen

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as in besieges
to surround (as a fortified place) with armed forces for the purpose of capturing or preventing commerce and communication the city was mercilessly invested for an entire year, but never fell

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“Invests.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/invests. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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