Definitions for vestedˈvɛs tɪd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
held completely, permanently, and inalienably:
protected or established by law, tradition, etc.:
vested contributions to a fund.
robed, esp. in ecclesiastical vestments.
having a vest; sold with a vest:
a vested suit.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Clothing
Origin of vested:
fixed and absolute and without contingency
"a vested right"
settled, fixed or absolute, with no contingencies.
dressed or clothed, especially in vestments
clothed; robed; wearing vestments
not in a state of contingency or suspension; fixed; as, vested rights; vested interests