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Noun
A portion (especially, of a meal) served to someone
“Nor does it mean that one serving of spinach is worth ten servings of peas.”
Noun
The action of serving food and drinks to customers
Noun
A part or portion of something which is allotted to someone
Noun
The action of providing what is needed or wanted
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Adjective
Acting as an agent
Adjective
Which attempts to bring oneself into the favour of another, often with flattery or insincerity
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Characterized by giving love and affection
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Causing to function
Adjective
Giving attention to
Verb
(dated) Behaving toward in a stated way
“Do you take the plunge, or do you play it safe, and does your strategy serve you well?”
Verb
Present participle for to supply (to someone)
“The crowds continued to pour in, and we continued to serve them drinks throughout the night.”
Verb
Present participle for to carry out a role or penalty
“He would serve three years in prison for his crime.”
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Present participle for to be adequate for a given purpose
“This old, rusty pan should serve for frying our eggs this morning.”
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Present participle for to serve or wait on
“I will continue to serve this organization with all my energy, wisdom, and passion.”
Verb
(serve as) Present participle for to be of use as
“This shoe will have to serve as a hammer for now.”
Verb
Present participle for to be a means to an end
“This fiasco will serve to remind us of the necessity to always be skeptical of outlandish claims that defy logic.”
Verb
Present participle for to be of service to
“I would like to find a job which will facilitate my desire to serve the community.”
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Present participle for to carry out duties as a member of
“She would serve on the committee for over a decade.”
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Present participle for to attend to the requirements of, especially a client or customer
“She quickly wandered off to serve the other customers.”
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(as a waiter) Present participle for to wait on
“I worked at a downtown diner for many years where I would serve many colorful customers.”
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Present participle for to deliver a document
“The police were unable to locate him to serve him with a subpoena.”
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(of food) Present participle for to be sufficient for
“There is enough food to serve four.”
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