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Synonyms for vest
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vest, waistcoat(noun)

    a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat

    Synonyms:
    singlet, undershirt, waistcoat

  2. singlet, vest, undershirt(verb)

    a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body

    Synonyms:
    waistcoat, singlet, undershirt

  3. invest, vest, enthrone(verb)

    provide with power and authority

    "They vested the council with special rights"

    Synonyms:
    put, endue, induct, robe, adorn, place, clothe, enthrone, endow, invest, gift, empower, indue, commit, seat, throne

  4. vest(verb)

    place (authority, property, or rights) in the control of a person or group of persons

    "She vested her vast fortune in her two sons"

    Synonyms:
    invest, robe, enthrone

  5. vest(verb)

    become legally vested

    "The property vests in the trustees"

    Synonyms:
    invest, robe, enthrone

  6. vest(verb)

    clothe oneself in ecclesiastical garments

    Synonyms:
    invest, robe, enthrone

  7. vest, robe(verb)

    clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes

    Synonyms:
    cloak, invest, drape, robe, enthrone, clothe

Wiktionary

  1. vest(noun)

    Synonyms:
    tank top, undershirt, singlet, waistcoat

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vest

    Synonyms:
    kobe, clothe, furnish, endow

    Antonyms:
    divest, strip, unrobe, denude, deprive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. vest

    Synonyms:
    n. vesture, garment, vestment, robe, dress

  2. vest

    Synonyms:
    waistcoat (for men)

  3. vest(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    clothe, dress, surround, robe, enrobe, envelope, cover

  4. vest(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    endow, furnish

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. vest(n)

    Synonyms:
    waistcoat

  2. vest(v)

    Synonyms:
    invest

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "vest":

    jacket, sweater, bulletproof, hoodie, coat

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How to use vest in a sentence?

  1. Sarah Palin:

    They’ve been wearing political correctness kind of like a suicide vest.

  2. Walter Benjamin:

    He who observes etiquette but objects to lying is like someone who dresses fashionably but wears no vest.

  3. El Moussa:

    He reached out to me after the event and we got to know each other and he took me on a ride along in South Central L.A., [Bryan] gets in the car and he’s in a bulletproof vest and gun and I’m sitting there in jeans and a T-shirt thinking, huh. I was like ‘Hey what if they shoot at the car?’ He says that the doors are bulletproof. I said, ‘Well, what about the windows?’ He said, ‘duck.’.

  4. Fraidoon Azhand:

    Apparently a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest at the gate of our ministry, the target was our staff who were leaving to their homes.

  5. Beth Nelson:

    He absolutely was saved by his vest.

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