Meaning of “invest” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /ɪnˈvest/
MONEY [ I, T ]

B2 to give money to a bank, business, etc, or buy something, because you hope to get a profit:

He's invested over a million euros in the city's waterfront restoration project.

B2 to use a lot of time, effort, or emotions because you want to succeed:

I think she invests too much time and energy in her career.

(Definition of “invest” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)