vest englannista suomeksi
A loose robe or outer garment worn historically by men in Arab or Middle Eastern countries.
Any sleeveless garment, often for a purpose such as identification, safety, or storage.
2010, Thomas Mullen, ''The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers'', Random House, (ISBN), page 162:
- He gripped some of the shreds and pulled off his vest and the shirt beneath it, his clothing disintegrating around him. What in the hell point was there in wearing a twenty-five-pound bulletproof vest if you could still get gunned to death?
1700, (w), ''(w)''
- In state attended by her maiden train, / Who bore the vests that holy rites require.
1800, (w), poem (classified under ''Inscriptions'')
- Not seldom, clad in radiant vest / Deceitfully goes forth the morn.
To clothe with, or as with, a vestment, or garment; to dress; to robe; to cover, surround, or encompass closely.
1697, (w), ''(w)''
- With ether vested, and a purple sky.
To clothe with authority, power, etc.; to put in possession; to invest; to furnish; to endow; followed by ''with'' and the thing conferred.
''to vest a court with power to try cases of life and death''
c. 1718, (w), “To (w) – An Ode”:
- Had thy poor breast receiv’d an equal pain; / Had I been vested with the monarch’s power; / Thou must have sigh’d, unlucky youth, in vain; / Nor from my bounty hadst thou found a cure.
To place or give into the possession or discretion of some person or authority; to commit to another; with ''in'' before the possessor.
''The power of life and death is vested in the king, or in the courts.''
(RQ:Locke Governmen), ''Book I''
- Empire and dominion(..) was vested in him.
To invest; to put.
''to vest money in goods, land, or houses''
To clothe with possession; also, to give a person an immediate fixed right of present or future enjoyment of.
''to vest a person with an estate''
''an estate is vested in possession''
(of an inheritance or a trust fund) To devolve upon the person currently entitled when a prior interest has ended.
''Upon the death of the Sovereign the Crown automatically vests in the next heir without the need of coronation or other formality.''
''My pension vests at the end of the month and then I can take it with me when I quit.''
2005, Kaye A. Thomas, ''Consider Your Options'', page 104
- If you doubt that you'll stick around at the company long enough for your options to vest, you should discount the value for that uncertainty as well.
2007, Guy Cole, Jr.|Ransey Guy Cole, Jr. (United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit), Miller Music, Inc. v. Sony ATV Publishing, LLC/Opinion of the Court|Roger Miller Music, Inc. v. Sony ATV Publishing, LLC
- Sony interpreted 17 U.S.C. § 304 as requiring that the author be alive at the start of the copyright renewal term for the author’s prior assignments to vest.
(senseid) west (gloss)
(senseid) a waistcoat
west (''compass point'')