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1. veteran

adjective. ['ˈvɛtɝən, ˈvɛtrən'] rendered competent through trial and experience.

Synonyms

  • experienced
  • experient

Antonyms

  • draftee
  • volunteer
  • female

Etymology

  • veteranus (Latin)
  • vetus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Veteran

  • ketron

How do you pronounce veteran?

Pronounce veteran as ˈvɛtərən.

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How do you spell veteran? Is it vetran ?

A common misspelling of veteran is vetran

Sentences with veteran


1. Noun, singular or mass
Signatures should be from the veteran or their next of kin.

2. Adjective
Most of the disadvantages stem from the difficulties of being a new computer language among several veteran competitors.

2. veteran

noun. ['ˈvɛtɝən, ˈvɛtrən'] a serviceman who has seen considerable active service.

Synonyms

  • man
  • serviceman
  • military personnel
  • veteran soldier

Antonyms

  • tender
  • noncombatant
  • civil
  • citizen

Etymology

  • veteranus (Latin)
  • vetus (Latin)

3. veteran

noun. ['ˈvɛtɝən, ˈvɛtrən'] an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service.

Synonyms

  • stager
  • old stager
  • expert
  • warhorse
  • oldtimer
  • old hand

Antonyms

  • woman
  • black
  • white
  • friendly

Etymology

  • veteranus (Latin)
  • vetus (Latin)

4. veteran

noun. ['ˈvɛtɝən, ˈvɛtrən'] a person who has served in the armed forces.

Synonyms

  • military man
  • vet
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • VFW
  • man
  • serviceman
  • military personnel
  • American Legion
  • Legionnaire

Antonyms

  • hostile
  • generalist
  • unskilled
  • unseasoned

Etymology

  • veteranus (Latin)
  • vetus (Latin)
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