That same year, the CIA began to invest heavily in a more pro-American wing of the ISI, known as the T-Wing.
The United States must invest immediately in becoming more deeply connected to the Arab street.
Business claims that uncertainty in fiscal policy hinders its ability to make plans and invest.
late 14c., "to clothe in the official robes of an office," from Latin investire "to clothe in, cover, surround," from in "in, into" (see in- (2)) + vestire "to dress, clothe" (see wear). The meaning "use money to produce profit" first attested 1610s in connection with the East Indies trade, and is probably a borrowing of Italian investire (13c.) from the same Latin root, via the notion of giving one's capital a new form. The military meaning "to besiege" is from c.1600. Related: Invested; investing.