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Princeton's WordNet

  1. investornoun

    someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns


  1. investornoun

    A person who invests money in order to make a profit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Investornoun

    one who invests


  1. Investor

    An 'investor is a person who allocates capital with the expectation of a financial return. The types of investments include, — gambling and speculation, equity, debt securities, real estate, currency, commodity, derivatives such as put and call options, etc. This definition makes no distinction between those in the primary and secondary markets. That is, someone who provides a business with capital and someone who buys a stock are both investors. Since those in the secondary market are considered investors, speculators are also investors. According to this definition there is no difference

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'investor' in Nouns Frequency: #1232

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of investor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of investor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of investor in a Sentence

  1. Marthe Skaar:

    Norges Bank Investment Management intends to join a legal action against Volkswagen arising out of that the company provided incorrect emissions data, we have been advised by our lawyers that the company's conduct gives rise to legal claims under German law. As an investor, it is our responsibility to safeguard the fund's holding in Volkswagen.

  2. Oliver Barron:

    With current market volatility and weak retail investor sentiment, these hedge fund strategies would naturally lead them to sell the market ... which is against the government's intention of propping up the market.

  3. Phil Orlando:

    As an investor, I look at this and say the market's nightmare scenario is that Bernie or Elizabeth Warren wins the election, that's not our base case ... but it's a concern.

  4. Aaron Clark:

    M&A will continue to be robust because funding is still cheap (even with the proposed rate hike) and excess cash needs to be invested, we are also seeing a lot of activist investor activity.

  5. Chuck Carlson:

    It would be tough to buy any Chinese stocks, from an investor standpoint you don’t know what sector is next.

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