to vest (a person) again, as with ownership or office; reinvest; reinstate.
to vest (powers, office, etc.) again.
to become vested again in a person; go back again to a former owner.
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How to use revest in a sentence
A mortgagor has the right to pay the debt secured, and by this means to have the title to the property revest in him.
His motion was to revest the reserves in the crown for religious purposes, but it was negatived by a vote of 30 to 7.The Story of My Life | Egerton Ryerson
British Dictionary definitions for revest
(often foll by in) to restore (former power, authority, status, etc, to a person) or (of power, authority, etc) to be restored
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