Found 3 items, similar to vest.
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n 1: a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat [syn: waistcoat
2: a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the
body [syn: singlet
v 1: provide with power and authority; “They vested the council
with special rights”
] [ant: divest
2: place (authority, property, or rights) in the control of a
person or group of persons; “She vested her vast fortune
in her two sons”
3: become legally vested; “The property vests in the trustees”
4: clothe oneself in ecclesiastical garments
5: clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes [syn: robe
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vested
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Cf. L. vestire, vestitum, OF. vestir, F.
v[^e]tir. See Vest
1. To clothe with, or as with, a vestment, or garment; to
dress; to robe; to cover, surround, or encompass closely.
Came vested all in white, pure as her mind.
With ether vested, and a purple sky. --Dryden.
2. To clothe with authority, power, or the like; to put in
possession; to invest; to furnish; to endow; -- followed
by with before the thing conferred; as, to vest a court
with power to try cases of life and death.
Had I been vested with the monarch's power. --Prior.
3. To place or give into the possession or discretion of some
person or authority; to commit to another; -- with in
before the possessor; as, the power of life and death is
vested in the king, or in the courts.
Empire and dominion was [were] vested in him.
4. To invest; to put; as, to vest money in goods, land, or
5. (Law) To clothe with possession; as, to vest a person with
an estate; also, to give a person an immediate fixed right
of present or future enjoyment of; as, an estate is vested
in possession. --Bouvier.
, n. [L. vestis a garment, vesture; akin to Goth.
wasti, and E. wear: cf. F. veste. See Wear
to carry on the
person, and cf. Divest
1. An article of clothing covering the person; an outer
garment; a vestment; a dress; a vesture; a robe.
In state attended by her maiden train,
Who bore the vests that holy rites require.
2. Any outer covering; array; garb.
Not seldom clothed in radiant vest
Deceitfully goes forth the morn. --Wordsworth.
3. Specifically, a waistcoat, or sleeveless body garment, for
men, worn under the coat.
Syn: Garment; vesture; dress; robe; vestment; waistcoat.
. In England, the original word
waistcoat is generally used for the body garment worn
over the shirt and immediately under the coat. In the
United States this garment is commonly called a vest,
and the waistcoat is often improperly given to an
, v. i.
To come or descend; to be fixed; to take effect, as a title
or right; -- followed by in; as, upon the death of the
ancestor, the estate, or the right to the estate, vests in
the heir at law.