Synonyms for Vest:

n.

give/get the go-ahead, say yes, authorize, allow, permit, mandate, tolerate, approve. apron, jumpsuit, burka, poncho, pinafore, Overalls, gown, coveralls, oilskins, burqa. cardigan, guernsey, shrug, jumper, jersey, polo-neck, crew neck, sweater, sweatshirt, pullover. artifact (noun)
waistcoat.
underwear (noun)
bloomers, bra, body suit, camisole, brassiere, briefs, body, BVDS, bustier, boxers.
vest (noun)
enthrone, singlet, waistcoat, undershirt, invest, robe.
waistcoat (noun)
clothes, garment, jacket.

v.

authorize, entrust (verb)
invest.

Other synonyms:

invest
enthrone.
Other relevant words:
bloomers, apron, pinafore, authorize, oilskins, pullover, sweater, gown, jersey, camisole, garment, cardigan.

Usage examples for vest

  1. So in I went, and the first thing I knew I was hiding one of the Dook's gold crowns inside my vest – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  2. They entered a room where a man was seated at a table, with coat and vest thrown off, and his hat set well back on his head. – From Whose Bourne by Robert Barr
  3. Desmond went out and donned the vest and coat and overcoat, and, thus arrayed, returned to the Pullman, hat in hand. – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams