US: /ˈvɛt/
UK: /vˈɛt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

vet /vet/
  • danh từ
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) (viết tắt) của veteran
    • (thông tục) thầy thuốc thú y
    • ngoại động từ
      • (thông tục) khám bệnh, chữa bệnh (cho một con vật)
        • to have a horse vetted: đem ngựa cho thú y khám bệnh
      • (nghĩa bóng) xem lại, hiệu đính
        • to vet an article: hiệu đính một bài báo

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 (especially BrE) (AmE usually veterinarian) (also BrE formal veterinary surgeon) a person who has been trained in the science of animal medicine, whose job is to treat animals who are ill or injured
    2 (vet's) (plural vets) the place where a vet works: I've got to take the dog to the vet's tomorrow.
    3 (AmE, informal) = VETERAN: a Vietnam vet
    + verb (-tt-) [VN] (BrE)
    1 to find out about a person's past life and career in order to decide if they are suitable for a particular job
    Synonym: SCREEN
    All candidates are carefully vetted for security reasons.
    2 to check the contents, quality, etc. of sth carefully
    Synonym: SCREEN
    All reports are vetted before publication. + She insists on vetting questions prior to an interview.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    examine, review, investigate, scrutinize, inspect, check (out), look over, scan; validate, authenticate; Colloq give (something or someone) the once-over, size up:
    We engaged an expert to vet the definitions of culinary terms for the new dictionary.

    Collocation dictionary


    good | qualified | practising | country, local

    VERB + VET

    call (out)
    I think we'll have to call the vet out.
    | consult, go to, see, speak to/with, take sth to, talk to/with
    We had to take the dog to the local vet.

    VET + VERB

    recommend sth

    More information about JOB


    be, work as ~
    She's a well-known writer. Her father, a trained chef, now works as a bus driver.

    study to be, train as, train to be ~
    She trained as a painter and sculptor.

    start (work) as ~
    He started work as a trainee chef.

    become, qualify as ~
    She qualified as a vet last year.

    employ (sb as), have
    The company employs more than 1500 engineers.

    engage (sb as), get, hire (sb as), recruit, take on ~
    They have recruited a new designer.

    appoint, appoint sb (as), make sb ~
    are usually used with academic, official or highly responsible jobs:He was appointed Professor of Law at Yale. At 39 she was made chairman of the board.

    dismiss, fire, sack ~
    The club have sacked their coach.