Definition of Vest

1. Noun. A man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat.

Exact synonyms: Waistcoat
Specialized synonyms: Bulletproof Vest
Generic synonyms: Garment
Group relationships: Three-piece Suit



2. Verb. Provide with power and authority. "They vested the council with special rights"
Exact synonyms: Enthrone, Invest
Generic synonyms: Instal, Install
Specialized synonyms: Consecrate, Ordain, Order, Ordinate, Coronate, Crown, Enthrone, Throne, Ordain
Derivative terms: Enthronement, Investiture
Antonyms: Divest

3. Noun. A collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body.
Exact synonyms: Singlet, Undershirt
Generic synonyms: Undergarment, Unmentionable

4. Verb. Place (authority, property, or rights) in the control of a person or group of persons. "She vested her vast fortune in her two sons"
Generic synonyms: Give

5. Verb. Become legally vested. "The property vests in the trustees"
Generic synonyms: Change Hands, Change Owners

6. Verb. Clothe oneself in ecclesiastical garments.
Generic synonyms: Dress, Dress Up
Related verbs: Robe

7. Verb. Clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes.
Exact synonyms: Robe
Generic synonyms: Apparel, Clothe, Dress, Enclothe, Fit Out, Garb, Garment, Habilitate, Raiment, Tog
Derivative terms: Robe, Robe, Vestment, Vesture

Definition of Vest

1. n. An article of clothing covering the person; an outer garment; a vestment; a dress; a vesture; a robe.

2. v. t. To clothe with, or as with, a vestment, or garment; to dress; to robe; to cover, surround, or encompass closely.

3. 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.

4. n. An article of clothing covering the person; an outer garment; a vestment; a dress; a vesture; a robe.

5. v. t. To clothe with, or as with, a vestment, or garment; to dress; to robe; to cover, surround, or encompass closely.

6. 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.

Definition of Vest

1. Noun. (rare) A loose robe or outer garment worn historically by men in Arabic or Middle Eastern countries. ¹

2. Noun. (context: now North America) A sleeveless garment that buttons down the front, worn over a shirt, and often as part of a suit; a waistcoat. ¹

3. Noun. (British) A sleeveless garment, often with a low-cut neck, usually worn under a shirt or blouse. ¹

4. Noun. A sleeveless top, typically with identifying colours or logos, worn by an athlete or member of a sports team. ¹

5. Noun. Any sleeveless outer garment, often for a purpose such as identification, safety, or storage. ¹

6. Verb. (commonly used of financial arrangements) To become vested, to become permanent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vest

1. to place in the control of [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Vest

vespoid
vessail
vessails
vessel
vessel element
vesseled
vesselful
vesselfuls
vessell
vessells
vessels
vessels of internal ear
vessels of vessels
vesselsful
vessignon
vest (current term)
vest-pocket
vest date
vest pocket
vesta
vestal virgin
vestales
vestally
vestals
vestas
vested
vested interest
vested interests
vested remainder

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