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vest meaning and definition

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VEST noun

Definition of vest (noun)

  1. a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat
  2. a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body

VEST verb

Definition of vest (verb)

  1. provide with power and authority
  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
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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