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Definition 1: a doctor who practices veterinary medicine - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for vet in the sense of this definition

(vet is a kind of ...) a licensed medical practitioner

"I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"

(... is a kind of vet ) a veterinarian who treats horses

Definition 2: a person who has served in the armed forces - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for vet in the sense of this definition

(vet is a kind of ...) someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force

"two men stood sentry duty"

(... is a kind of vet ) a member of the American Legion

(... is a member of vet) the largest organization of United States war veterans

(... is a member of vet) an organization of United States war veterans

Definition 3: provide veterinary care for - [verb of body]

(vet is a kind of ...) give medical treatment to

(vet belongs to category ...) the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

"he studied medicine at Harvard"

Definition 4: provide (a person) with medical care - [verb of body]

(vet is a kind of ...) provide treatment for

"The doctor treated my broken leg" "The nurses cared for the bomb victims" "The patient must be treated right away or she will die" "Treat the infection with antibiotics"

(vet belongs to category ...) the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

"he studied medicine at Harvard"

Definition 5: examine carefully - [verb of perception]

Samples where vet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Someone should vet this report before it goes out

(vet is a kind of ...) look over carefully

"Please inspect your father's will carefully"

Samples where vet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She vetted for the farms in the area for many years

(vet is a kind of ...) work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function

"He is a herpetologist" "She is our resident philosopher"

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