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Definition of 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.
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.
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.
As occasion serves, this noble queen And prince
shall follow with a fresh supply. --Shak.
5. (Tennis) To lead off in delivering the ball.
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