Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun vest

2 senses of vest

Sense 1
vest, waistcoat -- (a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat)
       => garment -- (an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk")

Sense 2
singlet, vest, undershirt -- (a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body)
       => undergarment, unmentionable -- (a garment worn under other garments)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb vest

5 senses of vest

Sense 1
invest, vest, enthrone -- (provide with power and authority; "They vested the council with special rights")
       => install, instal -- (put into an office or a position; "the new president was installed immediately after the election")

Sense 2
vest -- (place (authority, property, or rights) in the control of a person or group of persons; "She vested her vast fortune in her two sons")
       => give -- (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care")

Sense 3
vest -- (become legally vested; "The property vests in the trustees")
       => change hands, change owners -- (be transferred to another owner; "This restaurant changed hands twice last year")

Sense 4
vest -- (clothe oneself in ecclesiastical garments)
       => dress, dress up -- (dress in a certain manner; "She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie")

Sense 5
vest, robe -- (clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes)
       => dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel -- (provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child")

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