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English noun: vet

1. vet (person) a doctor who practices veterinary medicine

Synonymsveterinarian, veterinary, veterinary surgeon

Broader (hypernym)doc, doctor, Dr., MD, medico, physician

Narrower (hyponym)horse doctor

2. vet (person) a person who has served in the armed forces

Synonymsex-serviceman, veteran

Broader (hypernym)man, military man, military personnel, serviceman

Narrower (hyponym)Legionnaire

Member meronymAmerican Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW

English verb: vet

1. vet (social) work as a veterinarian

SamplesShe vetted for the farms in the area for many years.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)be, follow

2. vet (perception) examine carefully

SamplesSomeone should vet this report before it goes out.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)inspect

3. vet (body) provide (a person) with medical care

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)care for, treat

Domain categorymedicine, practice of medicine

4. vet (body) provide veterinary care for

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)doctor

Domain categorymedicine, practice of medicine

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