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Another word for investment

  1. A prolonged surrounding of an objective by hostile troops

      1. The surrounding and blockading of a city, town, or fortress by an army attempting to capture it.
      2. A prolonged period, as of illness:
      3. A seat, especially a throne.
      1. The isolation of a nation, area, city, or harbor by hostile ships or forces in order to prevent the entrance and exit of traffic and commerce.
      2. The forces used to effect this isolation.
      3. To set up a blockade against:
      1. The act of besieging, or the state of being besieged.
      2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Another word for investment

      1. An indehiscent fruit having a single seed enclosed in a hard shell, such as an acorn or hazelnut.
      2. The usually edible seed of such a fruit.
      3. Any of various other usually edible seeds enclosed in a hard covering such as a seed coat or the stone of a drupe, as in a pine nut, peanut, almond, or walnut.
      1. A piece of wood or metal pointed at one end for driving into the ground as a marker, fence pole, or tent peg.
      2. A vertical post to which an offender is bound for execution by burning.
      3. Execution by burning. Used with the:
      1. Soft or melted animal fat, especially after rendering.
      2. A thick oil or viscous substance, especially when used as a lubricant.
      3. The oily substance present in raw wool; suint.
      1. To dive, jump, or throw oneself:
      2. To fall rapidly:
      3. To devote oneself to or undertake an activity earnestly or wholeheartedly:
      1. Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that person's appearance for trial.
      2. Release from imprisonment provided by the payment of such money.
      3. A person who provides this security.
      1. To cause to move forward:
      2. To put forward; propose or suggest:
      3. To aid the growth or progress of:
      1. To obtain in exchange for money or its equivalent; buy.
      2. To acquire by effort; earn:
      3. To pull or haul by means of a mechanical device, such as a winch.
      1. The management of money, banking, investments, and credit.
      2. Monetary resources:
      3. The supplying of funds or capital.
      1. The act of providing or raising funds or capital.
      2. Funds or capital provided by investors or lenders.
      1. The elimination of intermediary agents in transactions between buyers and sellers.
      2. Withdrawal of funds from intermediary financial institutions, such as banks and savings and loan associations, in order to invest in instruments yielding a higher return.
      1. An undertaking that is dangerous, daring, or of uncertain outcome.
      2. A business enterprise involving some risk in expectation of gain.
      3. Something, such as money or cargo, at hazard in a risky enterprise.
      1. Reasoning based on inconclusive evidence; conjecture or supposition.
      2. A conclusion, opinion, or theory reached by conjecture.
      3. Contemplation or consideration of a subject; meditation.
      1. Something forming a back:
      2. Support or aid:
      3. Approval or endorsement:
      1. Something spent to attain a goal or accomplish a purpose:
      2. A loss for the sake of something gained; a sacrifice:
      3. An expenditure of money; a cost:
      1. The act or process of expending; outlay.
      2. An amount expended.
      3. An expense.
      1. An instance of lending:
      2. A sum of money that is lent, usually with an interest fee:
      3. The agreement or contract specifying the terms and conditions of the repayment of such a sum.
      1. To allow or consent to the fulfillment of (something requested):
      2. To give or confer officially or formally:
      3. To transfer (property) by a deed.
      1. The act of endowing.
      2. Funds or property donated to an institution, individual, or group as a source of income.
      3. A natural gift, ability, or quality.
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