Definisi 'serve'

English to English
noun
1 (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play Terjemahkan
Example:
his powerful serves won the game
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verb
2 serve a purpose, role, or function Terjemahkan
Example:
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
Example:
He served as head of the department for three years
She served in Congress for two terms
source: wordnet30

4 contribute or conduce to Terjemahkan
Example:
The scandal served to increase his popularity
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5 be used by; as of a utility Terjemahkan
Example:
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
Example:
I served him three times, and after that he helped himself
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7 provide (usually but not necessarily food) Terjemahkan
Example:
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
Example:
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
Example:
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
Example:
He did six years for embezzlement
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11 work for or be a servant to Terjemahkan
Example:
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
Example:
He was processed by the sheriff
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13 be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity Terjemahkan
Example:
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
Example:
She served in Vietnam
My sons never served, because they are short-sighted
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15 mate with Terjemahkan
Example:
male animals serve the females for breeding purposes
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16 put the ball into play Terjemahkan
Example:
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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