Found 3 items, similar to vested.
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adj : fixed and absolute and without contingency; “a vested right”
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, 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.
1. Clothed; robed; wearing vestments. “The vested priest.”
2. (Law) Not in a state of contingency or suspension; fixed;
as, vested rights; vested interests.
(Law), a legacy the right to which commences
in pr[ae]senti, and does not depend on a contingency; as,
a legacy to one to be paid when he attains to twenty-one
years of age is a vested legacy, and if the legatee dies
before the testator, his representative shall receive it.
(Law), an estate settled, to remain to a
determined person, after the particular estate is spent.