Vest Meaning and Definition


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Vest meaning

Word: Vest

How to pronounce: vest

Noun

Definitions:

1. A sleeveless, close-fitting waist-length garment worn over a shirt, typically having no collar and buttoning down the front.

Example sentences: "Businessmen wear three-piece pin-striped suits with vests and neckties"

2. A garment worn on the upper part of the body for a particular purpose or activity.

Example sentences: "A running vest"

3. An undershirt, typically one without sleeves.

Example sentences: "The appeal is now in its final week and priority should be given to the gift donation of vests, warm undergarments, toiletries and socks."

Verb

Definitions:

1. Confer or bestow (power, authority, property, etc.) on someone.

Example sentences: "Executive power is vested in the President"

2. (of a chorister or member of the clergy) put on vestments.

Example sentences: "He approaches the altar to vest for Mass"


Synonyms:

body armour

armor vest

bulletproof jacket

jacket

waistcoat

sleeveless

tank top

undershirt

tanktop

shirt

singlet

waistcoats

robe

camisole

confer

authorize

delegate

give

entrust

enable

pass

empower

accredit

invest

grant

repose

transfer

accord


Derivations:

vestment

vesture

vesting

vested


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Vest in Other Languages...

Spanish: Chaleco

German: West

French: Gilet

Italian: Giubbotto

Turkish: Yelekler


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