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  1. prestnoun

    A payment of wages in advance

  2. prestnoun

    A loan or advance (of money)

  3. prestnoun

    A tax or duty

  4. prestnoun

    A sum of money paid to a soldier or sailor upon enlistment

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prest

    imp. & p. p. of Press

    Etymology: [OF. prest, F. prt, fr. OF. prester to lend, F. prter, fr. L. praestare to stand before, to become surety for, to fulfill, offer, supply; prae before + stare to stand. See Pre-, and Stand, and cf. Press to force into service.]

  2. Prestadjective

    ready; prompt; prepared

    Etymology: [OF. prest, F. prt, fr. OF. prester to lend, F. prter, fr. L. praestare to stand before, to become surety for, to fulfill, offer, supply; prae before + stare to stand. See Pre-, and Stand, and cf. Press to force into service.]

  3. Prestadjective

    neat; tidy; proper

    Etymology: [OF. prest, F. prt, fr. OF. prester to lend, F. prter, fr. L. praestare to stand before, to become surety for, to fulfill, offer, supply; prae before + stare to stand. See Pre-, and Stand, and cf. Press to force into service.]

  4. Prestnoun

    ready money; a loan of money

    Etymology: [OF. prest, F. prt, fr. OF. prester to lend, F. prter, fr. L. praestare to stand before, to become surety for, to fulfill, offer, supply; prae before + stare to stand. See Pre-, and Stand, and cf. Press to force into service.]

  5. Prestnoun

    a duty in money formerly paid by the sheriff on his account in the exchequer, or for money left or remaining in his hands

    Etymology: [OF. prest, F. prt, fr. OF. prester to lend, F. prter, fr. L. praestare to stand before, to become surety for, to fulfill, offer, supply; prae before + stare to stand. See Pre-, and Stand, and cf. Press to force into service.]

  6. Prestverb

    to give as a loan; to lend

    Etymology: [OF. prest, F. prt, fr. OF. prester to lend, F. prter, fr. L. praestare to stand before, to become surety for, to fulfill, offer, supply; prae before + stare to stand. See Pre-, and Stand, and cf. Press to force into service.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prest

    prest, adj. ready: neat: at hand.—n. ready-money: a loan.—v.t. to pay out: to lend. [L. præsto, ready.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. prest

    Formerly signified quick or ready, and a prest man was one willing to enlist for a stipulated sum--the very reverse of the pressed man of later times. (See PRESS-GANG.)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PREST in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PREST in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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    • A. askant
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