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Verb
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vets, plural;
  1. Make a careful and critical examination of (something)
    • - proposals for vetting large takeover bids
  2. Investigate (someone) thoroughly, esp. in order to ensure that they are suitable for a job requiring secrecy, loyalty, or trustworthiness
    • - each applicant will be vetted by police
Noun
  1. A veteran


  1. veterinarian: a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
  2. work as a veterinarian; "She vetted for the farms in the area for many years"
  3. examine carefully; "Someone should vet this report before it goes out"
  4. veteran: a person who has served in the armed forces
  5. provide (a person) with medical care
  6. provide veterinary care for
  7. Finnish Board of Film Classification (In Finnish Valtion elokuvatarkastamo, in Swedish Statens Filmgranskningsbyrå) is the Finnish Board of Film Classification.
  8. Bet, Beth, or Vet is the second letter of many Semitic abjads, including Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew ב Syriac and Arabic alphabet '''' ﺏ. Its value is a voiced bilabial plosive, .
  9. Philadelphia Veterans Stadium (informally called "The Vet") was a professional-sports, multi-purpose stadium, located at the northeast corner of Broad Street and Pattison Avenue, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as part of the South Philadelphia Sports Complex. ...
  10. A veterinarian or veterinary surgeon; To thoroughly check or investigate particularly with regard to providing formal approval
  11. (Vets) and Active Duty Get Additional 20% Off Discount On Courses
  12. (Vets) these are members of the corps that have marched at least one year of drum corps and come back to the same corps.
  13. The former Veterans Stadium multi-sport complex (demolished in 2004)
  14. dictionary definition is “to examine carefully.” Most newsrooms require all scripts to be vetted by a senior editorial person, for journalistic, legal, technical and creative reasons. Many shows go through several vets before getting to air.
  15. short for 'VETeran', being an experienced person, especially someone with wartime service; as derived from "mature"; compare PEACETIMER. Also, to authenticate, as to appraise, scrutinize, verify, or check for accuracy or validity; also expressed as "vetted" or "vetting".
  16. An antivirus program which we used to have a site licence for, but no longer have. Owned by Computer Associates.
  17. the person, --> sink (2), or idea indicated; Vet's my uncle. [see also --> debt]
  18. Hebrew 1. Second letter of the Hebrew alphabet; 2. Represent the number two
  19. v. It's quite a tricky word to define but in the UK, to vet is to inspect something or (more often) someone with a view to filtering out undesirables. ...
  20. An experienced and highly-trained person who treats and diagnoses animal illnesses. A vet is like a doctor for animals.
  21. (origin: Blue Cross): The medical man about town. Short for 'veteran doctor' - contrary to popular opinion. Met when you report a stomach upset , the main symptoms of which are over-sleeping and inability to attend classes.
  22. A big exclusive fancy word for “find.” As in, the PR firm was vetting bloggers. [editor's note: this is another word I hate. just use FIND, dammit. Normal people don't say "masticate your food before swallowing," so why say "vet" instead of "find?"]
  23. Vocational education and training.
  24. Video editing terminal.