re·​vest (ˌ)rē-ˈvest How to pronounce revest (audio)
revested; revesting; revests

Examples of revest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And even if did, revesting Flo & Eddie with rights would be problematic. Eriq Gardner, Billboard, 26 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1561, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of revest was in 1561

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“Revest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Legal Definition


transitive verb
re·​vest ˌrē-ˈvest How to pronounce revest (audio)
: to vest again or anew
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