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vest
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 9
2. Any outer covering; array; garb.
4. To clothe with, or as with, a vestment, or garment; to dress; to robe; to cover, surround, or encompass closely.
7. To clothe with authority, power, or the like; to put in possession; to invest; to furnish; to endow; - followed by with before the thing conferred; as, to vest a court with power to try cases of life and death.
8. To place or give into the possession or discretion of some person or authority; to commit to another; - with in before the possessor; as, the power of life and death is vested in the king, or in the courts.
Part of Speech: verb
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