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vest

 
pronunciation:
vest
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a piece of clothing that has no sleeves, ends at the waist, and is worn over a shirt or blouse and sometimes under a jacket.
definition 2: the British word for a collarless and often sleeveless shirt worn as underwear on the upper body.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: vests, vesting, vested
definition: to place in control or possession of someone.
The law vests control of the corporation in a board of directors.
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vest Latin root that means clothe; clothing
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