Definition of Serve. Meaning of Serve. Synonyms of Serve

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Definition of Serve

Serve
Serve Serve, v. i. 1. 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. The Lord shall give thee rest . . . from the hard bondage wherein thou wast made to serve. --Isa. xiv. 3. 2. To perform domestic offices; to be occupied with household affairs; to prepare and dish up food, etc. But Martha . . . said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone? --Luke x. 40. 3. To be in service; to do duty; to discharge the requirements of an office or employment. Specifically, to act in the public service, as a soldier, seaman. etc. Many . . . who had before been great commanders, but now served as private gentlemen without pay. --Knolles. 4. To be of use; to answer a purpose; to suffice; to suit; to be convenient or favorable. This little brand will serve to light your fire. --Dryden. As occasion serves, this noble queen And prince shall follow with a fresh supply. --Shak. 5. (Tennis) To lead off in delivering the ball.

Meaning of Serve from wikipedia

- Serve may refer to: Serve (volleyball) Serve (tennis) Serve (payment system), an online payment system and prepaid debit card offered by American Express...
- A serve (or, more formally, a service) in tennis is a shot to start a point. A player will hit the ball with a racquet so it will fall into the diagonally...
- Soft serve is a type of ice cream that is softer and less dense than regular ice creams as a result of air being introduced during freezing. Soft serve ice...
- Serve and volley is a style of play in tennis where the player serving moves quickly towards the net after hitting a serve. The server then attempts to...
- Tanner's serve was clocked at 153 mph at Palm Springs in 1978 during the final against Raúl Ramírez. There are also reports that Bill Tilden had a serve that...
- team that won the point served in the previous point, the same player serves again. If the team that won the point did not serve the previous point, the...
- To protect and to serve may refer to: "To Protect and to Serve", the motto of the Los Angeles Police Department since 1963, adopted by many other police...
- "To Serve Man" is episode 89 of the anthology series The Twilight Zone (1959 TV series). It originally aired on March 2, 1962 on CBS. The episode was...
- Servance is a former commune in the Haute-Saône department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged...
- World Wide Web. During the 1980s, online service providers such as CompuServe and America On Line (AOL) began to offer limited capabilities to access...
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