Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun investment

6 senses of investment

Sense 1
investing, investment -- (the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit)
       => finance -- (the commercial activity of providing funds and capital)

Sense 2
investment, investment funds -- (money that is invested with an expectation of profit)
       => assets -- (anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company)

Sense 3
investment -- (the commitment of something other than money (time, energy, or effort) to a project with the expectation of some worthwhile result; "this job calls for the investment of some hard thinking"; "he made an emotional investment in the work")
       => committedness, commitment -- (the trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose; "a man of energy and commitment")

Sense 4
investment -- (outer layer or covering of an organ or part or organism)
       => skin, tegument, cutis -- (a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body")

Sense 5
investment -- (the act of putting on robes or vestments)
       => dressing, grooming -- (the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes)

Sense 6
investment, investiture -- (the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank)
       => promotion -- (act of raising in rank or position)

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