Definitions for vestedˈvɛs tɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vest•edˈvɛs tɪd(adj.)

  1. held completely, permanently, and inalienably:

    vested rights.

  2. protected or established by law, tradition, etc.:

    vested contributions to a fund.

    Category: Business

  3. robed, esp. in ecclesiastical vestments.

    Category: Religion

  4. having a vest; sold with a vest:

    a vested suit.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Clothing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vested(adj)

    fixed and absolute and without contingency

    "a vested right"


  1. vested(Adjective)

    settled, fixed or absolute, with no contingencies.

  2. vested(Adjective)

    dressed or clothed, especially in vestments

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vested

    of Vest

  2. Vested(adj)

    clothed; robed; wearing vestments

  3. Vested(adj)

    not in a state of contingency or suspension; fixed; as, vested rights; vested interests


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