HyperDic: vest

English > 7 senses of the word vest:
NOUNartifactvest, waistcoata man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat
artifactvest, singlet, undershirta collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body
VERBsocialvest, invest, enthroneprovide with power and authority
possessionvestplace (authority, property, or rights) in the control of a person or group of persons
possessionvestbecome legally vested
bodyvestclothe oneself in ecclesiastical garments
bodyvest, robeclothe formally
vest > pronunciation
Soundsveh'st
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > vest: 7 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat.
Synonymwaistcoat
Part ofthree-piece suitA business suit consisting of a jacket and vest and trousers
Narrowerbulletproof vestA vest capable of resisting the impact of a bullet
BroadergarmentAn article of clothing
Spanishchaleco, chalequillo
Catalanarmilla, jupetí
English > vest: 7 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body.
Synonymssinglet, undershirt
Broaderundergarment, unmentionableA garment worn under other garments
Spanishcamiseta
Catalancamiseta, samarreta
English > vest: 7 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningProvide with power and authority.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"They vested the council with special rights"
Synonymsinvest, enthrone
Narrowercrown, coronateinvest with regal power
enthrone, throneput a monarch on the throne
ordain, consecrate, ordinate, orderappoint to a clerical posts
ordaininvest with ministerial or priestly authority
Broaderinstall, instalput into an office or a position
Oppositedivest, disinvestdeprive of status or authority
Spanishinvertir, investir
Catalaninvertir
English > vest: 7 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningplace (authority, property, or rights) in the control of a person or group of persons.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She vested her vast fortune in her two sons"
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Similar tovestBecome legally vested
English > vest: 7 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningBecome legally vested.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"The property vests in the trustees"
Broaderchange hands, change ownersBe transferred to another owner
Similar tovestplace (authority, property, or rights) in the control of a person or group of persons
English > vest: 7 senses > verb 4, body
Meaningclothe oneself in ecclesiastical garments.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderdress, dress upDress in a certain manner
Similar tovest, robeclothe formally
English > vest: 7 senses > verb 5, body
Meaningclothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymrobe
Broaderdress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparelProvide with clothes or put clothes on
Similar tovestclothe oneself in ecclesiastical garments
Spanishvestir
Catalanvestir-se, vestir
Nounsvestmentgown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
vesturea covering designed to be worn on a person's body

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