|1.||[ verb ] (government) provide with power and authority|
"They vested the council with special rights"
|Related terms:||divest install crown ordain ordain enthrone ordain coronation|
|2.||[ noun ] (clothing) a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat|
|Related terms:||garment bulletproof_vest suit three-piece_suit|
|3.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2776|
|4.||[ verb ] (clothing) clothe oneself in ecclesiastical garments|
|5.||[ 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"
|6.||[ verb ] become legally vested|
"The property vests in the trustees"
|7.||[ verb ] (clothing) clothe formally; esp. in ecclesiastical robes|
|Related terms:||dress gown vestment|
|8.||[ noun ] (clothing) a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body|