re·vest /ˌrē-'vest/ vt: to vest again or anew

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

index reinstate, restore (return)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

To return to a former owner or holder.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

v. To vest anew; to return title to the possession of the original proprietor or of the donor.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • Revest — ist der Name folgender Gemeinden in Frankreich: Revest des Brousses im Département Alpes de Haute Provence Revest du Bion im Département Alpes de Haute Provence Le Revest les Eaux im Département Var Revest les Roches im Département Alpes… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Revest — Re*vest (r[=e]*v[e^]st ), v. t. [OF reverstir, F. rev[^e]tir, L. revestire; pref. re re + vestire to clothe, fr. vestis a garment. See {Vestry}, and cf. {Revet}.] 1. To clothe again; to cover, as with a robe; to robe. [1913 Webster] Her, nathless …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Revest — Re*vest , v. i. To take effect or vest again, as a title; to revert to former owner; as, the title or right revests in A after alienation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revest — [rē vest′] vt. [ME revesten < OFr revestir < LL revestire, to reclothe < L re , again + vestire, to clothe: see VEST, vt.] 1. to vest (someone) again with possession, power, or office; reinvest; reinstate 2. to vest (office, powers,… …   English World dictionary

  • Revest — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Revest peut désigner : Revest des Brousses, commune française, située dans le département des Alpes de Haute Provence et la région Provence Alpes… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • revest — To vest again. A seisin is said to revest, where it is acquired a second time by the party out of whom it has been divested. Opposed to divest. The words revest and divest are also applicable to the mere right or title, as opposed to the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • revest — rə̇ˈvest, rēˈ verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English revesten, from Old French revestir, from Late Latin revestire to clothe again, from Latin re + vestire to clothe, from vestis garment more at wear transitive verb 1. a …   Useful english dictionary

  • revest — transitive verb Date: 1561 reinstate, reinvest …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • revest — /ree vest /, v.t. 1. to vest (a person) again, as with ownership or office; reinvest; reinstate. 2. to vest (powers, office, etc.) again. v.i. 3. to become vested again in a person; go back again to a former owner. [1555 65; RE + VEST (v.)] * * * …   Universalium

  • revest — verb /ɹiːˈvɛst/ a) To reclothe; to dress again. Her nathelesse / Thenchaunter finding fit for his intents, / Did thus reuest, and deckt with due habiliments. b) To return (property) to a former owner; to reinstate …   Wiktionary

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