Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
invest /in'vest/
  • ngoại động từ
    • đầu tư
      • to invest capital in some indertaking: đầu tư vốn vào một việc kinh doanh
    • trao (quyền) cho; dành (quyền) cho
    • khoác (áo...) cho, mặc (áo) cho
    • truyền cho (ai) (đức tính...)
    • làm lễ nhậm chức cho (ai)
    • (quân sự) bao vây, phong toả (một thành phố...)
    • nội động từ
      • đầu tư vốn
    Concise Dictionary
    +make an investment
    +give qualities or abilities to
    +furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
    +provide with power and authority
    +place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 venture, lay out, put in, sink:
    She was persuaded to invest her life savings in unit trusts.
    2 devote, allot, spend, contribute, supply, provide:
    We have invested a lot of time in cleaning up local government.
    3 install or instal, inaugurate, induct, initiate, instate, establish, ordain, swear in, seat:
    He will be invested with the Order of Merit on Tuesday.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + verb
    1 ~ (sth) (in sth) to buy property, shares in a company, etc. in the hope of making a profit: [V] Now is a good time to invest in the property market. + [VN] He invested his life savings in his daughter's business.
    2 ~ (sth) (in / on sth) (of an organization or government, etc.) to spend money on sth in order to make it better or more successful: [V] The government has invested heavily in public transport. + [VN] The college has invested $2 million on a new conference hall. [also VN to inf]
    3 ~ sth (in sth / in doing sth) to spend time, energy, effort, etc. on sth that you think is good or useful: [VN] She had invested all her adult life in the relationship. [also VN -ing]
    4 [VN] ~ sb (with sth)
    ~ sb (as sth) (formal) to give sb power or authority, especially as part of their job: The new position invested her with a good deal of responsibility. + The interview was broadcast on the same day he was invested as President.
    See also - INVESTITURE
    Phrasal Verbs: invest in sth (informal, often humorous) to buy sth that is expensive but useful: Don't you think it's about time you invested in a new coat?
    invest sb/sth with sth (formal) to make sb/sth seem to have a particular quality: Being a model invests her with a certain glamour.
    Collocation Dictionary


    The company invested heavily in new technology.
    | directly
    If you invest directly in the stock market potential profits are greater, but so are potential losses.
    | carefully, safely, wisely | tax-free
    We can invest your money tax-free abroad.
    | abroad, overseas


    be willing to
    Are you willing to invest the time and effort necessary to make the scheme work?
    | look to, plan to, seek to
    investors looking to invest in US companies
    | decide to | rush to
    When exchange controls were lifted Swedes rushed to invest abroad.
    | fail to
    The industry has failed to invest in new product development.


    encouraging people to invest in pension plans
    | with
    Her savings are invested with a building society.

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