vest

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vest

verb

Definition of VEST

1
to give official or legal power to <By the power vested in me by the state, intoned the minister, I now pronounce that you are married>
Antonyms disqualify
2
to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another <vested the power to access their retirement accounts with their attorney>
Antonyms hold, keep, retain
3
to give the ownership or benefit of (something) formally or publicly <the U.S. Constitution vests the power to declare war with Congress>
Synonyms accord, award, grant, vest

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