Definisi 'serve'
English to English
noun
1 (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
Example:
• his powerful serves won the game
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verb
2 serve a purpose, role, or function
Example:
• The tree stump serves as a table
• The female students served as a control group
• This table would serve very well
• His freedom served him well
• The table functions as a desk
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3 do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function
Example:
• He served as head of the department for three years
• She served in Congress for two terms
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4 contribute or conduce to
Example:
• The scandal served to increase his popularity
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5 be used by; as of a utility
Example:
• The sewage plant served the neighboring communities
• The garage served to shelter his horses
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6 help to some food; help with food or drink
Example:
• I served him three times, and after that he helped himself
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7 provide (usually but not necessarily food)
Example:
• We serve meals for the homeless
• She dished out the soup at 8 P.M.
• The entertainers served up a lively show
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8 devote (part of) one's life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas
Example:
• She served the art of music
• He served the church
• serve the country
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9 promote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to
Example:
• Art serves commerce
• Their interests are served
• The lake serves recreation
• The President's wisdom has served the country well
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10 spend time in prison or in a labor camp
Example:
• He did six years for embezzlement
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11 work for or be a servant to
Example:
• May I serve you?
• She attends the old lady in the wheelchair
• Can you wait on our table, please?
• Is a salesperson assisting you?
• The minister served the King for many years
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12 deliver a warrant or summons to someone
Example:
• He was processed by the sheriff
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13 be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
Example:
• A few words would answer
• This car suits my purpose well
• Will $100 do?
• A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school
• Nothing else will serve
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14 do military service
Example:
• She served in Vietnam
• My sons never served, because they are short-sighted
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15 mate with
Example:
• male animals serve the females for breeding purposes
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16 put the ball into play
Example:
• It was Agassi's turn to serve
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17 To work for; to labor in behalf of; to exert one's self continuously or statedly for the benefit of; to do service for; to be in the employment of, as an inferior, domestic, serf, slave, hired assistant, official helper, etc.; specifically, in a religious sense, to obey and worship.
source: webster1913
18 To be a servant or a slave; to be employed in labor or other business for another; to be in subjection or bondage; to render menial service.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
service, server, dish, squash, squash rackets, squash racquets, badminton, lawn tennis, court game, tennis shot, tennis stroke, go, move, do work, cater, copulate, deliver,

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