sweat equity

Definition of "sweat equity"
  1. An ownership stake gained as a result of hard work invested in improving a property or business
How to use "sweat equity" in a sentence
  1. The house has increased in value due to the sweat equity invested in renovations.
  2. His sweat equity in the start-up company became valuable after a successful launch.
  3. She traded her sweat equity for an ownership share in the new business venture.

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