Vet - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |vet|  American pronunciation of the word vet
Brit.  |vet|  British pronunciation of the word vet

noun

- a doctor who practices veterinary medicine (syn: veterinarian, veterinary)
- a person who has served in the armed forces (syn: ex- serviceman, veteran)
- work as a veterinarian
She vetted for the farms in the area for many years
- examine carefully
Someone should vet this report before it goes out
- provide (a person) with medical care
- provide veterinary care for

Examples

I have to take my dog to the vet.

They vetted her thoroughly before offering her the job.

The book was vetted by several different editors.

He's already vetted the plan, so we can start right away.

They have little faith in doctors or vets.

All candidates are carefully vetted by Central Office.

The author vets every script for the new TV series.

She vetted for the farms in the area for many years

Someone should vet this report before it goes out

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: vet
he/she/it: vets
present participle: vetting
past tense: vetted
past participle: vetted
noun
singular: vet
plural: vets
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