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Adjective: vested  ves-tid
  1. Fixed and absolute and without contingency
    "a vested right"
Verb: vest  vest
  1. Provide with power and authority
    "They vested the council with special rights";
    - invest, enthrone
     
  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
    - robe

See also: unconditional, unconditioned

Type of: apparel, change hands, change owners, clothe, dress, dress up, enclothe, fit out, garb, garment, give, habilitate [archaic], instal, install, raiment [archaic], tog

Encyclopedia: Vested

Vest, Kentucky