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Definition of Serves

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 Serves 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...
- fastest second serve ever recorded. Criteria Men's serves must be recorded at or over 230 km/h (143 mph) minimum standard speed. Women's serves must be recorded...
- Memory Serves is a 1981 album by the New York based No Wave music group Material. "Memory Serves" (Bill Laswell, Michael Beinhorn) – 5:08 "Disappearing"...
- first out This principle also serves customers one at a time, but the customer with the shortest waiting time will be served first. Also known as a stack...
- Soft serve is a type of ice cream that is softer than regular ice creams as a result of air being introduced during freezing. Soft serve ice cream has...
- commonly used serves: the "flat serve", the "slice serve", the "kick serve", and the "underhand serve".[citation needed] All of these serves are legal in...
- It Serve You Right to Suffer (later retitled "It Serves You Right To Suffer" for reissue) is an album by blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist John Lee...
- To protect and to serve may refer to: "To Protect and to Serve", the motto of the Los Angeles Police Department since 1955, adopted by many other police...
- register (which effectively serves as the only percussion instrument) and a simple musical accompaniment. The 1977 Are You Being Served? film has a different...
- "To Serve Man" is a science fiction short story by American writer Damon Knight. It first appeared in the November 1950 issue of Galaxy Science Fiction...