Definisi 'serve'

English to English
noun
1. (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play Terjemahkan
his powerful serves won the game
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verb
2. serve a purpose, role, or function Terjemahkan
The tree stump serves as a table|The female students served as a control group|This table would serve very well|His freedom served him well|The table functions as a desk
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3. do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function Terjemahkan
He served as head of the department for three years|She served in Congress for two terms
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4. contribute or conduce to Terjemahkan
The scandal served to increase his popularity
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5. be used by; as of a utility Terjemahkan
The sewage plant served the neighboring communities|The garage served to shelter his horses
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6. help to some food; help with food or drink Terjemahkan
I served him three times, and after that he helped himself
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7. provide (usually but not necessarily food) Terjemahkan
We serve meals for the homeless|She dished out the soup at 8 P.M.|The entertainers served up a lively show
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8. devote (part of) one's life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas Terjemahkan
She served the art of music|He served the church|serve the country
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9. promote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to Terjemahkan
Art serves commerce|Their interests are served|The lake serves recreation|The President's wisdom has served the country well
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10. spend time in prison or in a labor camp Terjemahkan
He did six years for embezzlement
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11. work for or be a servant to Terjemahkan
May I serve you?|She attends the old lady in the wheelchair|Can you wait on our table, please?|Is a salesperson assisting you?|The minister served the King for many years
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12. deliver a warrant or summons to someone Terjemahkan
He was processed by the sheriff
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13. be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity Terjemahkan
A few words would answer|This car suits my purpose well|Will $100 do?|A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school|Nothing else will serve
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14. do military service Terjemahkan
She served in Vietnam|My sons never served, because they are short-sighted
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15. mate with Terjemahkan
male animals serve the females for breeding purposes
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16. put the ball into play Terjemahkan
It was Agassi's turn to serve
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17. To work for; to labor in behalf of; to exert one's self continuously or statedly for the benefit of; to do service for; to be in the employment of, as an inferior, domestic, serf, slave, hired assistant, official helper, etc.; specifically, in a religious sense, to obey and worship. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

18. 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. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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