Definition of Servant. Meaning of Servant. Synonyms of Servant

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Definition of Servant

Servant
Servant Serv"ant, n. [OE. servant, servaunt, F. servant, a & p. pr. of servir to serve, L. servire. See Serve, and cf. Sergeant.] 1. One who serves, or does services, voluntarily or on compulsion; a person who is employed by another for menial offices, or for other labor, and is subject to his command; a person who labors or exerts himself for the benefit of another, his master or employer; a subordinate helper. ``A yearly hired servant.' --Lev. xxv. 53. Men in office have begun to think themselves mere agents and servants of the appointing power, and not agents of the government or the country. --D. Webster. Note: In a legal sense, stewards, factors, bailiffs, and other agents, are servants for the time they are employed in such character, as they act in subordination to others. So any person may be legally the servant of another, in whose business, and under whose order, direction, and control, he is acting for the time being. --Chitty. 2. One in a state of subjection or bondage. Thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt. --Deut. v. 15. 3. A professed lover or suitor; a gallant. [Obs.] In my time a servant was I one. --Chaucer. Servant of servants, one debased to the lowest condition of servitude. Your humble servant, or Your obedient servant, phrases of civility often used in closing a letter. Our betters tell us they are our humble servants, but understand us to be their slaves. --Swift.
Servant
Servant Serv"ant, v. t. To subject. [Obs.] --Shak.

Meaning of Servant from wikipedia

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- Servant leadership is a leadership philosophy in which the main goal of the leader is to serve. This is different from traditional leadership where the...
- Servant of the People (Ukrainian: Слуга народу, romanized: Sluha Narodu, Russian: Слуга народа, romanized: Sluga Naroda, sometimes translated as Servant...
- Servant of the servants of God (Latin: servus servorum Dei) is one of the titles of the pope and is used at the beginning of papal bulls. Pope Gregory...
- Aberdeenshire, to Margaret Leys and John Brown, and went to work as an outdoor servant (in Scots ghillie or gillie) at Balmoral Castle, which Queen Victoria and...
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- in charge of male servants, while a housekeeper is usually a woman, and in charge of female servants. Traditionally, male servants (such as footmen) were...
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