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Definition of Vest

Vest

  1. An article of clothing covering the person; an outer garment; a vestment; a dress; a vesture; a robe.
  2. Any outer covering; array; garb.
  3. Specifically, a waistcoat, or sleeveless body garment, for men, worn under the coat.
  4. To clothe with, or as with, a vestment, or garment; to dress; to robe; to cover, surround, or encompass closely.
  5. To clothe with authority, power, or the like; to put in possession; to invest; to furnish; to endow; -- followed by with before the thing conferred; as, to vest a court with power to try cases of life and death.
  6. To place or give into the possession or discretion of some person or authority; to commit to another; -- with in before the possessor; as, the power of life and death is vested in the king, or in the courts.
  7. To invest; to put; as, to vest money in goods, land, or houses.
  8. To clothe with possession; as, to vest a person with an estate; also, to give a person an immediate fixed right of present or future enjoyment of; as, an estate is vested in possession.
  9. To come or descend; to be fixed; to take effect, as a title or right; -- followed by in; as, upon the death of the ancestor, the estate, or the right to the estate, vests in the heir at law.

Vest Quotations

You ready? I have gold teeth, I have braids, I'm wearing Rick Owens moon boots, I have rips in my denim, a biker vest, I love artsy girls, my favourite artists are Jimi Hendrix and John Lennon. I'm obsessed with being different.
ASAP Rocky

He who observes etiquette but objects to lying is like someone who dresses fashionably but wears no vest.
Walter Benjamin

The first thing I bought that was really stylish was in 1969 when I was eleven. I saved up for a black, grey and white tie-dye grandad vest. It was too big - they weren't catering for kids my age - and hung off me, but I loved it.
Paul Weller

I don't have a mullet, but going into season one on 'The Walking Dead,' I asked to have a mullet, and everybody talked me out of it. Because I'd have to wear a mullet when we were not shooting every day. I have that motorcycle, wings on my vest, the crossbow... Maybe a mullet would've thrown me over the edge.
Norman Reedus

There are a lot of conservative people, a lot of moderate people, Republicans, Democrats, in Hollywood. It is just that the conservative people by the nature of the word itself play closer to the vest. They do not go around hot dogging it.
Clint Eastwood
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Vest Translations

vest in Dutch is hemd
vest in French is gilet
vest in German is Weste, Unterhemds, Unterhemd
vest in Italian is maglia
vest in Norwegian is vest
vest in Portuguese is colete, veste
vest in Spanish is chaleco
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