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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a military trainee (as at a military academy);
[syn: cadet, plebe]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cadet \Ca*det"\, n. [F. cadet a younger or the youngest son or brother, dim. fr. L. caput head; i. e., a smaller head of the family, after the first or eldest. See Chief, and cf. Cad.] [1913 Webster] 1. The younger of two brothers; a younger brother or son; the youngest son. [1913 Webster] The cadet of an ancient and noble family. --Wood. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) (a) A gentleman who carries arms in a regiment, as a volunteer, with a view of acquiring military skill and obtaining a commission. (b) A young man in training for military or naval service; esp. a pupil in a military or naval school, as at West Point, Annapolis, or Woolwich. [1913 Webster] Note: All the undergraduates at Annapolis are Naval cadets. The distinction between Cadet midshipmen and Cadet engineers was abolished by Act of Congress in 1882. [1913 Webster] 3. In New Zealand, a young gentleman learning sheep farming at a station; also, any young man attached to a sheep station. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 4. A young man who makes a business of ruining girls to put them in brothels. [Slang, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cadet n 1: a military trainee (as at a military academy) [syn: cadet, plebe]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

24 Moby Thesaurus words for "cadet": Naval Reservist, Royal Marine, Seabee, bluejacket, boot, freshman, frogman, gob, horse marine, jolly, junior, marine, midshipman, midshipmite, naval cadet, navy man, plebe, senior, soph, sophomore, swabbie, undergrad, undergraduate, upperclassman
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

CADET Computer Aided Design Experimental Translator. [Sammet 1969, p. 683]. (1994-11-29)
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

CADET. A younger brother, one trained up for the army or navy.