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Definition of vest verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

vest

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//vest//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vest//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they vest
BrE BrE//vest//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vest//
 
he / she / it vests
BrE BrE//vests//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vests//
 
past simple vested
BrE BrE//ˈvestɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvestɪd//
 
past participle vested
BrE BrE//ˈvestɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvestɪd//
 
-ing form vesting
BrE BrE//ˈvestɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvestɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin late Middle English (as a verb): from Old French vestu ‘clothed’, past participle of vestir, from Latin vestire; the noun (early 17th cent., denoting a loose outer garment) from French veste, via Italian from Latin vestis ‘garment’. Phrasal Verbsvest in somebodyvest something in somebody
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: vest