Adjective "Underinvested" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Underinvested


    Definition:

    1. to put (money) to use, by purchase or expenditure, in something offering potential profitable returns, as interest, income, or appreciation in value.

    2. to use (money), as in accumulating something: to invest large sums in books.

    3. to use, give, or devote (time, talent, etc.), as for a purpose or to achieve something: He invested a lot of time in helping retarded children.

    4. to furnish with power, authority, rank, etc.: The Constitution invests the presiden

    Origin:
    invest

    Examples:

    "funds can be underinvested."

    "people can be underinvested."

    "markets can be underinvested."