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1. vest

verb. ['ˈvɛst'] provide with power and authority.

Synonyms

  • invest
  • throne
  • order
  • ordain
  • enthrone
  • install
  • crown
  • coronate
  • consecrate
  • ordinate

Antonyms

  • overdress
  • disqualify
  • defuse
  • unmuzzle

Etymology

  • veste (French)
  • veste (Italian)

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Words that Rhyme with Vest

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  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
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  • suggest
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  • penwest
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  • natwest
  • midwest

Example sentences of the word vest


1. Noun, singular or mass
Most people can remember making a paper bag vest at some point in their life.

2. Adjective, superlative
Let the vest to dry completely before allowing the child wear it.

Quotes containing the word vest


1. Is that a bulletproof vest? See, now that's so insulting. That's like saying I'm not smart enough to shoot you in the head."Eddie DeChooch
- Janet Evanovich, Seven Up

2. Hatred is a Simple Child Hatred is a simple child nurtured and coddled in a raging heart and then released into a crowd of innocents wearing a suicide vest.
- Beryl Dov

3. Women Kissing :-)(-: Women kissing publicly it has all the sincerity of an Israeli soldier hugging a Palestinian secretly checking for an explosive vest. ̿ ̿ ̿ ̿’̿’̵͇̿̿з=(இಠ ᴈ muah εఠയ=/̵͇̿̿/̿ ̿ ̿ ̿ ̿ ̿*自
- Beryl Dov

2. vest

noun. ['ˈvɛst'] a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat.

Synonyms

  • waistcoat
  • three-piece suit
  • garment

Antonyms

  • entangle
  • disarrange
  • disorder
  • instability

Etymology

  • veste (French)
  • veste (Italian)

3. vest

noun. ['ˈvɛst'] a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body.

Synonyms

  • singlet
  • unmentionable
  • undershirt

Antonyms

  • disable
  • dethrone
  • upgrade
  • downgrade

Etymology

  • veste (French)
  • veste (Italian)

4. vest

verb. ['ˈvɛst'] clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes.

Synonyms

  • tog
  • enclothe
  • habilitate
  • fit out
  • dress
  • robe
  • apparel
  • garment
  • clothe
  • raiment

Antonyms

  • war
  • deregulate
  • disorganise
  • disorganize

Etymology

  • veste (French)
  • veste (Italian)

5. vest

verb. ['ˈvɛst'] clothe oneself in ecclesiastical garments.

Synonyms

  • robe
  • dress up

Antonyms

  • disorderliness
  • uncover
  • desecrated

Etymology

  • veste (French)
  • veste (Italian)

6. vest

verb. ['ˈvɛst'] become legally vested.

Synonyms

  • change owners

Antonyms

  • unholy
  • desecrate

Etymology

  • veste (French)
  • veste (Italian)

7. vest

verb. ['ˈvɛst'] place (authority, property, or rights) in the control of a person or group of persons.

Antonyms

  • underdress

Etymology

  • veste (French)
  • veste (Italian)
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