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Meaning of VESTED

Pronunciation:  'vestid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  fixed and absolute and without contingency; "a vested right"
 

VESTED is a 6 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: unconditional
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vest"ed\, a.
1. Clothed; robed; wearing vestments. ``The vested priest.''
   --Milton.

2. (Law) Not in a state of contingency or suspension; fixed;
   as, vested rights; vested interests.

{Vested legacy} (Law), a legacy the right to which commences
   in pr[ae]senti, and does not depend on a contingency; as,
   a legacy to one to be paid when he attains to twenty-one
   years of age is a vested legacy, and if the legatee dies
   before the testator, his representative shall receive it.
   --Blackstone.

{Vested remainder} (Law), an estate settled, to remain to a
   determined person, after the particular estate is spent.
   --Blackstone. --Kent.

 

 

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