Adjective: vested ves-tid
Verb: vest vest
- Fixed and absolute and without contingency
"a vested right"
- Provide with power and authority
"They vested the council with special rights";
- invest, enthrone
- Place (authority, property, or rights) in the control of a person or group of persons
"She vested her vast fortune in her two sons"
- Become legally vested
"The property vests in the trustees"
- Clothe oneself in ecclesiastical garments
- Clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes
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