An article of clothing covering the person; an outer garment; a vestment; a dress; a vesture; a robe.
- A sleeveless garment, often having buttons down the front, worn usually over a shirt or blouse and sometimes as part of a three-piece suit.
- A waist-length, sleeveless garment worn for protection: a warm down vest; a bulletproof vest.
- A fabric trim worn to fill in the neckline of a woman's garment; a vestee.
- Chiefly British An undershirt.
- Archaic Clothing; raiment.
- Obsolete An ecclesiastical vestment.
- To place (authority, property, or rights, for example) in the control of a person or group, especially to give someone an immediate right to present or future possession or enjoyment of (an estate, for example). Used with in: vested his estate in his daughter.
- To invest or endow (a person or group) with something, such as power or rights. Used with with: vested the council with broad powers; vests its employees with full pension rights after five years of service.
- To clothe or robe, as in ecclesiastical vestments.
- To become legally vested.
- To dress oneself, especially in ecclesiastical vestments.