Synonyms for Investment:

n.

arithmetic, backlog, batch, block, allocation, allowance, balance, capacity, amount, accumulation. attack, annuity, bond, blockade, arbitrage, blue-chip, Besiegement, siege, beleaguerment, capital-intensive, debenture, derivative, capital gains tax, capital, contrarian. endowment (noun)
loan, backing, grant, mutual funds, real estate, individual retirement account, insurance liens, nut, Annuities, finance, money market funds, advance, certificate of deposit, cd, futures, financing, capital goods, bail, disintermediation, debentures, venture, speculation, stake, plunge, ira, expense, treasury bills, Securities, bonds, grease.
expenditure (noun)
lay out, purchase, disbursement, installment, expenditure, outlay, payment.
investment (noun)
investment funds, investing.
payment (noun)
expenditure.
something given, lent for a return (noun)
bail, advance, expense, expenditure, backing, speculation, purchase, plunge, stake, venture, investing, loan, financing, finance, grant.

Other synonyms:

Besiegement, beleaguerment, expense. siege, blockade. accommodation
loan.
adventure
venture.
funding
financing.
Other relevant words:
grant, financing, expense, finance, backing, investment funds, speculation, siege, capital, venture, loan, blockade, advance, beleaguerment, Besiegement, plunge, stake, investing, bond.

Usage examples for investment

  1. But, after all, it was a good investment – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  2. The rents are low and do not pay regular interest on the investment – A Journey Through France in War Time by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
  3. " And the lay I've given you is the best investment I could have made," declared the partner. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day