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British pronunciation/sˈɜːv/
American pronunciation/ˈsɝv/
to serve
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to give someone food or drink

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to initiate play in a sport by hitting a ball or object from a designated location using a specific technique, as dictated by the rules of the game

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to be of use or help in fulfilling or accomplishing something

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do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function

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contribute or conduce to

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be used by; as of a utility

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help to some food; help with food or drink

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devote (part of) one's life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas

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promote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to

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to deliver a legal document, such as a summons or writ, to the intended recipient in a formal and official manner in accordance with legal procedures and requirements

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to work for a particular cause or serve a specified organization for a period of time

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to spend a period of time being locked up in prison

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to engage in copulation, as a male breeding animal with a female, in order to produce offspring

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do military service

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(of an amount of food) to be sufficient enough for a particular number of people

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***attend to (a customer in a shop).

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***play (a trick) on (someone).

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***treat (someone) in a specified way.

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*** to provide an area or a group of people with a product or service

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***to have a particular effect or result

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***(MILITARY) operate (a gun).

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Serve
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the action of putting the ball or puck into play to start a point or match

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A complimentary afternoon snack is served to all guests.
The cheese is best served at room temperature.
The waiter served them both with salmon poached in white wine.
Carolyn served them iced tea on the front porch.
Pour the sauce over the pasta and serve immediately.
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