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vet 1

 (vĕt) Informal
n.
A veterinarian.
v. vet·ted, vet·ting, vets
v.tr.
1. To subject to veterinary evaluation, examination, medication, or surgery.
2. To subject to thorough examination or evaluation: vet a manuscript.
v.intr.
To engage in the practice of veterinary medicine.

vet 2

 (vĕt)
n. Informal
A veteran.

vet

(vɛt)
n
(Veterinary Science) short for veterinary surgeon
vb, vets, vetting or vetted
1. (tr) chiefly Brit to make a prior examination and critical appraisal of (a person, document, scheme, etc): the candidates were well vetted. See also positive vetting
2. (Veterinary Science) to examine, treat, or cure (an animal)

vet

(vɛt)
n
(Military) US and Canadian short for veteran2, veteran3

vet1

(vɛt)

n., v. vet•ted, vet•ting. Informal. n.
1. a veterinarian.
v.t.
2. to examine or treat in one's capacity as a veterinarian or physician.
3. to appraise, verify, or check for accuracy, authenticity, etc.: An expert vetted the manuscript before publication.
v.i.
4. to work as a veterinarian.
[1860–65; short for veterinarian]

vet2

(vɛt)

n., adj.
Informal. veteran.
[1865–70, Amer.; by shortening]

vet.

1. veteran.
2. veterinarian.
3. veterinary.

vet


Past participle: vetted
Gerund: vetting

Imperative
vet
vet
Present
I vet
you vet
he/she/it vets
we vet
you vet
they vet
Preterite
I vetted
you vetted
he/she/it vetted
we vetted
you vetted
they vetted
Present Continuous
I am vetting
you are vetting
he/she/it is vetting
we are vetting
you are vetting
they are vetting
Present Perfect
I have vetted
you have vetted
he/she/it has vetted
we have vetted
you have vetted
they have vetted
Past Continuous
I was vetting
you were vetting
he/she/it was vetting
we were vetting
you were vetting
they were vetting
Past Perfect
I had vetted
you had vetted
he/she/it had vetted
we had vetted
you had vetted
they had vetted
Future
I will vet
you will vet
he/she/it will vet
we will vet
you will vet
they will vet
Future Perfect
I will have vetted
you will have vetted
he/she/it will have vetted
we will have vetted
you will have vetted
they will have vetted
Future Continuous
I will be vetting
you will be vetting
he/she/it will be vetting
we will be vetting
you will be vetting
they will be vetting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vetting
you have been vetting
he/she/it has been vetting
we have been vetting
you have been vetting
they have been vetting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vetting
you will have been vetting
he/she/it will have been vetting
we will have been vetting
you will have been vetting
they will have been vetting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vetting
you had been vetting
he/she/it had been vetting
we had been vetting
you had been vetting
they had been vetting
Conditional
I would vet
you would vet
he/she/it would vet
we would vet
you would vet
they would vet
Past Conditional
I would have vetted
you would have vetted
he/she/it would have vetted
we would have vetted
you would have vetted
they would have vetted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vet - a doctor who practices veterinary medicinevet - a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
doc, doctor, physician, Dr., MD, medico - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
horse doctor - a veterinarian who treats horses
2.vet - a person who has served in the armed forcesvet - a person who has served in the armed forces
American Legion - the largest organization of United States war veterans
Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW - an organization of United States war veterans
Legionnaire - a member of the American Legion
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
Verb1.vet - work as a veterinarianvet - work as a veterinarian; "She vetted for the farms in the area for many years"
be, follow - work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher"
2.vet - examine carefullyvet - examine carefully; "Someone should vet this report before it goes out"
inspect - look over carefully; "Please inspect your father's will carefully"
3.vet - provide (a person) with medical carevet - provide (a person) with medical care
practice of medicine, medicine - 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"
care for, treat - 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"
4.vet - provide veterinary care forvet - provide veterinary care for    
practice of medicine, medicine - 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"
doctor - give medical treatment to

vet

noun
1. veterinary surgeon, veterinarian (U.S.), animal doctor You should take that cat to the vet.
verb
1. check, examine, investigate, check out, review, scan, look over, appraise, scrutinize, size up (informal), give someone or something the once-over (informal), pass under review He was not allowed to read any book until his father had vetted it.

vet

noun
Informal. One who has had long experience in a given activity or capacity:
Informal: old-timer.
Translations
طَبِيبٌ بَيْطَرِيّيَفْحَص فَحْصاً دقيقاً
prověřitveterinář
dyrlægesikkerhedsgodkendt
eläinlääkäri
veterinar
kanna/rannsaka gaumgæfilega
獣医
수의사
rūpīgi pārbaudīt
veterinar
veterinär
สัตวแพทย์
iyice araştırıp soruşturmaktahkik etmekveteriner
bác sĩ thú y

vet

1 [vet] N ABBR
1. =veterinary surgeon, veterinarianveterinario/a m/f
2. (US) =veteranexcombatiente mf

vet

2 [vet] (esp Brit) VT
1. [+ article, speech] → repasar, revisar
2. (= examine) [+ application] → examinar, investigar
he was vetted by Securityfue sometido a una investigación por los servicios de seguridad

vet

[ˈvɛt]
n
(mainly British) (= veterinary surgeon) → vétérinaire mf
She's a vet → Elle est vétérinaire.
(US) (= veteran) → vétéran m
vt
(= check carefully) [+ report, document, scheme] → examiner minutieusement
[+ candidate] → soumettre à une enquête approfondie

vet

n abbr of veterinary surgeon, veterinarianTierarzt m/-ärztin f

vet

1 [vɛt]
1. n (esp Brit) → veterinario
2. vt (text) → rivedere; (person, application) → esaminare minuziosamente
to vet sb for a job → informarsi su qn prima di offrirgli un posto

vet2

(vet) past tense, past participle ˈvetted verb
to investigate carefully (and pass as satisfactory). Every member of staff has been vetted by our security department before he starts work here.

vet

طَبِيبٌ بَيْطَرِيّ veterinář dyrlæge Tierarzt κτηνίατρος veterinario eläinlääkäri vétérinaire veterinar veterinario 獣医 수의사 veearts veterinær weterynarz veterinário ветеринар veterinär สัตวแพทย์ veteriner bác sĩ thú y 兽医

vet

n. pop. veterinario-a.
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