Related formsnon·vest·ed, adjectiveun·vest·ed, adjective
Definition for vested (2 of 2)
- dress; apparel.
- an outer garment, robe, or gown.
- an ecclesiastical vestment.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of vest
Related formsvest·less, adjectivevest·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for vested
Surely, for anyone with a vested interest in science, reason, and the idea of secular politics, this is deeply depressing news.
Sure, Hooters may have a vested financial interests in breasts—or rather, a very specific type of breast.The Misogynistic Companies Jumping On The Breast Cancer Bandwagon|Emily Shire|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Likewise, local pro-China Hongkongers with vested economic interests could have taken part.
“[Patients] have a vested interest in seeing the product developed,” he says.
State governments have vested interests in wanting it this way.
You have no vested rights paramount to the rights of the commonwealth.The Arena|Various
In some countries, indeed, this power is vested in the Executive.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
The supreme government is vested in the king, whose power seems to be completely absolute.A Voyage Round the World, from 1806 to 1812|Archibald Campbell
Then the supreme power was vested in Emperors, of whom there were fifty-five.Olive Leaves|Lydia Howard Sigourney
The tax-exempt organizations have a vested interest in the oppressive, inequitable, and wasteful federal-income-tax system.The Invisible Government|Dan Smoot