Saving vs. Investment

Saving vs. Investment — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Saving and Investment

Savingnoun

Rescue from harm, danger, or loss.

Investmentnoun

The act of investing.

Savingnoun

Avoidance of excess expenditure; economy.

Investmentnoun

An amount invested.

Savingnoun

A reduction in expenditure or cost.

Investmentnoun

Property or another possession acquired for future financial return or benefit.

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Savingnoun

Something saved.

Investmentnoun

A commitment, as of time or support.

Savingnoun

savings Money saved

a bank account for savings.

Investmentnoun

A military siege.

Savingnoun

savings (used with a sing. verb) Usage Problem An amount of money saved

a rebate that yielded a savings of $50.

Investmentnoun

Investiture.

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Savingnoun

(Law) An exception or reservation.

Investmentnoun

A garment; a vestment.

Savingpreposition

With the exception of.

Investmentnoun

An outer covering or layer.

Savingconjunction

Except; save.

Investmentnoun

The act of investing, or state of being invested.

Savingnoun

A reduction in cost or expenditure.

The shift of the supplier gave us a saving of 10 percent.

Investmentnoun

(finance) A placement of capital in expectation of deriving income or profit from its use or appreciation.

Savingnoun

Something (usually money) that is saved, particularly money that has been set aside for the future.

I invested all my savings in gold.The collapse of Enron wiped out the life savings of many people, leaving them poor in their retirement.

Investmentnoun

(obsolete) A vestment.

Savingnoun

(uncountable) The action of the verb to save.

Investmentnoun

(military) The act of surrounding, blocking up, or besieging by an armed force, or the state of being so surrounded.

Savingnoun

(obsolete) exception; reservation

Investmentnoun

A mixture of silica sand and plaster which, by surrounding a wax pattern, creates a negative mold of the form used for casting, among other metals, bronze.

Savingverb

present participle of save

Investmentnoun

the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit

Savingadjective

(theology) That saves someone from damnation; redemptive.

Investmentnoun

money that is invested with an expectation of profit

Savingadjective

Preserving; rescuing.

Investmentnoun

outer layer or covering of an organ or part or organism

Savingadjective

Thrifty; frugal.

a saving cook

Investmentnoun

the act of putting on robes or vestments

Savingadjective

Bringing back in returns or in receipts the sum expended; incurring no loss, though not gainful.

a saving bargainThe ship has made a saving voyage.

Investmentnoun

the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank

Savingadjective

Making reservation or exception.

a saving clause

Savingadjective

relating to making a saving: e.g. labour-saving, energy-saving light bulbs.

Savingpreposition

With the exception of; except; save.

Savingpreposition

Without disrespect to.

Savingnoun

an act of economizing; reduction in cost;

it was a small economy to walk to work every daythere was a saving of 50 cents

Savingnoun

recovery or preservation from loss or danger;

work is the deliverance of mankinda surgeon's job is the saving of lives

Savingnoun

the activity of protecting something from loss or danger

Savingadjective

bringing about salvation or redemption from sin;

saving faithredemptive (or redeeming) love

Savingadjective

characterized by thriftiness;

wealthy by inheritance but saving by constitution