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Vested meaning

vested - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Vest
  2. 2. Clothed; robed; wearing vestments.
  3. 3. Not in a state of contingency or suspension; fixed; as, vested rights; vested interests.

vested - examples of usage

  1. The powers of government, which is to say the ultimate right to decide and to direct, were vested in a royal council, commonly known as the Virginia Council and having its seat in London. - "The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624", Wesley Frank Craven.
  2. This, as I have already implied, is probably the reason why those who have a vested interest in Mr. Darwin's philosophical reputation have avoided stating it. - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.
  3. Truth is often opposed to sacred traditions, inherited prejudices, popular beliefs, and vested interests. - "Practical Ethics", William DeWitt Hyde.
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