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    service - Dictionary definition and meaning for word service

    Definition
    (noun) work done by one person or group that benefits another
    Example Sentence
    • budget separately for goods and services
    Definition
    (noun) an act of help or assistance
    Example Sentence
    • he did them a service
    Definition
    (noun) the act of public worship following prescribed rules
    Example Sentence
    • the Sunday service
    Definition
    (noun) a company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation Definition
    (noun) employment in or work for another
    Example Sentence
    • he retired after 30 years of service
    Definition
    (noun) a force that is a branch of the armed forces Definition
    (noun) Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874-1958) Definition
    (noun) a means of serving
    Synonyms : avail , help
    Example Sentence
    • of no avail
    • there's no help for it
    Definition
    (noun) tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table
    Synonyms : table service
    Definition
    (noun) the act of mating by male animals
    Synonyms : servicing
    Example Sentence
    • the bull was worth good money in servicing fees
    Definition
    (noun) (law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him Definition
    (noun) (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
    Synonyms : serve
    Example Sentence
    • his powerful serves won the game
    Definition
    (noun) the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
    Example Sentence
    • he accepted service of the subpoena
    Definition
    (noun) periodic maintenance on a car or machine
    Example Sentence
    • it was time for an overhaul on the tractor
    Definition
    (noun) the performance of duties by a waiter or servant
    Example Sentence
    • that restaurant has excellent service
    Definition
    (verb) be used by; as of a utility
    Synonyms : serve
    Example Sentence
    • The sewage plant served the neighboring communities
    • The garage served to shelter his horses
    Definition
    (verb) make fit for use
    Example Sentence
    • service my truck
    • the washing machine needs to be serviced
    Definition
    (verb) mate with
    Synonyms : serve
    Example Sentence
    • male animals serve the females for breeding purposes
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