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Synonyms for vestvɛst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vest, waistcoat(noun)

    a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat

    singlet, vest, undershirt, waistcoat

  2. singlet, vest, undershirt(verb)

    a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body

    waistcoat, singlet, vest, undershirt

  3. invest, vest, enthrone(verb)

    provide with power and authority

    "They vested the council with special rights"

    put, endue, induct, robe, adorn, place, clothe, enthrone, endow, invest, gift, empower, vest, indue, commit, seat, throne

  4. vest(verb)

    place (authority, property, or rights) in the control of a person or group of persons

    "She vested her vast fortune in her two sons"

    invest, robe, enthrone

  5. vest(verb)

    become legally vested

    "The property vests in the trustees"

    invest, robe, enthrone

  6. vest(verb)

    clothe oneself in ecclesiastical garments

    invest, robe, enthrone

  7. vest, robe(verb)

    clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes

    cloak, invest, drape, robe, enthrone, vest, clothe


  1. vest(noun)

    tank top, undershirt, singlet, waistcoat

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. vest

    n. vesture, garment, vestment, robe, dress

  2. vest

    waistcoat (for men)

  3. vest(v. a.)

    clothe, dress, surround, robe, enrobe, envelope, cover

  4. vest(v. a.)

    endow, furnish

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List of paraphrases:

jacket, sweater, bulletproof, hoodie, coat

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