1. Something earned, won or otherwise acquired; a profit; an advantage; increase. 2. To run fast by (a specified amount). 3. To reach, especially by effort; get to; arrive at. 4. To get nearer, as in pursuit. 5. To draw away from or farther ahead of the other contestants in a race, one’s pursuers, etc. 6. To run fast (as in a watch or clock).
1. To spend or utilize your attention, time, money or effort for future advantage or benefit. 2. To commit (money or capital) in order to gain a financial return: invested their savings in stocks and bonds. 3. To devote morally or psychologically, as to a purpose; commit.
To endow with authority or power. 4. To install in office with a ceremony. 5. To provide with an enveloping or pervasive quality.
1. The outlay of money, for example, by depositing it in a bank or buying stock in a company, with the object of making a profit. 2. An amount of money invested in something for the purpose of making a profit. 3. Something such as a company, endeavor, or object that money is invested in with the goal of making a profit. 4. A contribution of something such as time, energy, or effort to an activity, project, or undertaking, in the expectation of a benefit. 5. A purchase, especially something that somebody should be able to use for a relatively long time (informal.) 6. The outlay of money that a company’s existing buildings, equipment, and materials are equivalent to.