|1.||[ adjective ] rendered competent through trial and experience|
"troops seasoned in combat" "a seasoned traveler" "veteran steadiness" "a veteran officer"
|2.||[ noun ] (military,work) a serviceman who has seen considerable active service|
"the veterans laughed at the new recruits"
|3.||[ noun ] an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service|
|Synonyms:||old_hand warhorse old_stager oldtimer stager old-timer|
|4.||[ noun ] (military,work) a person who has served in the armed forces|
|Related terms:||serviceman legionnaire Veterans_of_Foreign_Wars American_Legion|
|5.||[ adjective ] relating to or characteristic of or available to a veteran or veterans|