Definition of Serves. Meaning of Serves. Synonyms of Serves

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Definition of Serves

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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...
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- In criminal law, "time served" describes a sentence where the defendant is credited immediately after the guilty verdict with the time spent in remand...
- 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...
- 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...
- flight path. Topspin serves are generally hit hard and aimed at a specific returner or part of the court. Standing topspin serves are rarely used above...
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