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vests

verb , present tense third-person singular of vest

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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"
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2 to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another
  • vested the power to access their retirement accounts with their attorney
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3 to give the ownership or benefit of (something) formally or publicly
  • the U.S. Constitution vests the power to declare war with Congress
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