investible

investable

[in-ves-tuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
that can be invested.
noun
2.
an object suitable as an investment, as a rare coin.
Also, investible.


Origin:
1895–1900; invest + -able

uninvestable, adjective
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invest (ɪnˈvɛst)
 
vb (often foll by in) (often foll by in) (foll by with) (foll by in)
1.  (often foll by in) to lay out (money or capital in an enterprise, esp by purchasing shares) with the expectation of profit
2.  to devote (effort, resources, etc, to a project)
3.  archaic chiefly (tr; often foll by in or with) to clothe or adorn (in some garment, esp the robes of an office): to invest a king in the insignia of an emperor
4.  to install formally or ceremoniously (in an official position, rank, etc)
5.  (tr; foll by in or with) to place (power, authority, etc, in) or provide (with power or authority): to invest new rights in the monarchy
6.  (tr; usually passive; foll by in or with) to provide or endow (a person with qualities, characteristics, etc): he was invested with great common sense
7.  poetic usually to cover or adorn, as if with a coat or garment: when spring invests the trees with leaves
8.  rare (tr) to surround with military forces; besiege
9.  informal to purchase; buy
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin investīre to clothe, from Latin, from vestīre, from vestis a garment]
 
in'vestable
 
adj
 
in'vestible
 
adj
 
in'vestor
 
n

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