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English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
vest

Plural
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vest ({{{1}}})
  1. (UK) A sleeveless garment, often with a low-cut neck, usually worn under a shirt or blouse.
  2. (US) A sleeveless garment that buttons down the front, worn over a shirt, and often as part of a suit.
  3. A protective sleeveless garment worn over outer clothing.

Synonyms

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to vest

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to vest (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): (commonly used of financial arrangements) To become vested, to become permanent.
    My pension vests at the end of the month and then I can take it with me when I quit.
    • 2005, Kaye A. Thomas, Consider Your Options, page 104
      If you doubt that you'll stick around at the company long enough for your options to vest, you should discount the value for that uncertainty as well.

Danish

Noun

vest (uncountable)

  1. west, a compass direction
  2. A vest

Related terms


Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

vest

  1. fortification

Latvian

Verb

vest

  1. lead

Romanian

Noun

vest n. [[Category:Template:lang:ro nouns|vest]]

  1. west (compass point)


This Romanian entry was created from the translations listed at west. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see vest in the Romanian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) October 2008


Romansch

Etymology

From a Germanic language

Noun

vest

  1. west

Slovene

Noun

vest

  1. conscience

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