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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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