vet: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vet), [key]
— n., v., vet•ted, vet•ting.
  1. veterinarian.
  1. to examine or treat in one's capacity as a veterinarian or as a doctor.
  2. to appraise, verify, or check for accuracy, authenticity, validity, etc.: An expert vetted the manuscript before publication.
  1. to work as a veterinarian.


Pronunciation: (vet), [key]
— n., adj. Informal.
  1. veteran.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. veteran.
  2. veterinarian.
  3. veterinary.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also:
  • vet (Thesaurus)