vest in


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vest in

verb authorize, become effective, confer, empower, enable, endow, entrust, establish, furnish, give, give authority, give control, grant a right in, invest, place authority, place control, sanction, start effectively
See also: bequeath, commit, delegate, entrust, place, repose
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Construe either of these articles by the rules which would justify the construction put on the new Constitution, and they vest in the existing Congress a power to legislate in all cases whatsoever.
Put the vest in a plastic bag to keep out dirt, dust and moisture.
rights of the parties vest in a particular jurisdiction, that
Such facts and circumstances include the exclusion (by reason of a plan amendment or severance by the employer) of a group of employees who have previously been covered by the plan and plan amendments that adversely affect the employees' rights to vest in plan benefits.
Halperin, Myron Weisfeldt and several others atHopkins developed the vest in a series of studies on dogs whose heartbeats were experimentally iterrupted.
The restricted stock vests as follows: 1/2 of the shares vest on September 6, 2008, and the remaining shares vest in 4 equal installments every 6 months thereafter.
The stock was to vest in increments of one-third on the fifth, sixth and seventh years after grant, as long as the employee was still providing services for the employer.