what is difference between enthrone and invest
From en- + throne; compare earlier enthronize, inthronize.
- Rhymes: -əʊn
enthrone (third-person singular simple present enthrones, present participle enthroning, simple past and past participle enthroned)
- (transitive) To put on the throne in a formal installation ceremony called enthronement, equivalent to (and often combined with) coronation and/or other ceremonies of investiture
- (transitive, figuratively) To help a candidate to the succession of a monarchy (as a kingmaker does), or by extension in any other major organisation.
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- (UK, US) IPA(key): /ɪnˈvɛst/
- Rhymes: -ɛst
Borrowed from Middle French investir or Medieval Latin investire, from Latin investio (“to clothe, cover”), from in- (“in, on”) + vestio (“to clothe, dress”), from vestis (“clothing”); see vest. The sense “to spend money etc.” probably via Italian investire, of the same root.
invest (third-person singular simple present invests, present participle investing, simple past and past participle invested)
- To spend money, time, or energy on something, especially for some benefit or purpose; used with in.
- (transitive, dated) To clothe or wrap (with garments).
- (intransitive, obsolete) To put on (clothing).
- To envelop, wrap, cover.
- To commit money or capital in the hope of financial gain.
- To ceremonially install someone in some office.
- To formally give (someone) some power or authority.
- To formally give (power or authority).
- To surround, accompany, or attend.
- To lay siege to.
- (intransitive) To make investments.
- (metallurgy) To prepare for lost wax casting by creating an investment mold (a mixture of a silica sand and plaster).
- (intransitive) To be involved in; to form strong attachments to.
- (put on clothing): beclothe, don, dress; see also Thesaurus:clothe
- (lay siege to): besiege
- (clothe): divest
- (give): divest
- (commit funds): disinvest, divest
From investigate, by shortening
invest (plural invests)
- (meteorology) An unnamed tropical weather pattern “to investigate” for development into a significant (named) system.