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ACADEMIC WORDS OF THE WEEK

ACADEMIC WORDS OF THE WEEK

1/16/18

 

INVEST (verb)

Definition – expend money with the expectation of achieving a profit or material result by putting it into financial schemes

Synonym – put money into, fund, finance, subsidize, bankroll

Many individuals have invested millions of dollars in the stock market with the expectation of doubling their money.

 

REGION (noun)

Definition – an area or division, especially part of a country or the world having definable characteristics

Synonyms – district, province, territory, division, area, section, zone

Regions of the country with warmer climate are ideal for growing citrus trees.