serve

serven

servar

servarna

Substantiv
sport
  • Engelska
  • serve [ sport ]


serve

Substantiv
sport
a stroke (in tennis or badminton or squash) that puts the ball in play
  • "his powerful serves won the game"
  • Svenska
  • serve [ sport ]

serve

serve

serves

served

served

serving

Verb
juridik
  • "The garage served to shelter his horses"

Synonymer

serve a purpose, role, or function; The table functions as a desk"
  • "His freedom served him well"
  • "This table would serve very well"
  • "The female students served as a control group"
  • "The tree stump serves as a table"

Synonymer

do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function: "He served as head of the department for three years"
  • "They served as medics in Vietnam"
  • "She served in Congress for two terms"
contribute or conduce to
  • "The scandal served to increase his popularity"
help to some food; help with food or drink
  • "I served him three times, and after that he helped himself"

Synonymer

provide food
  • "We serve meals for the homeless"

Synonymer

be in the service of, be a servant of, as of people, institutions, or ideas: "She served the art of music"
  • "Marie served her mistress faithfully until her death"
  • "He served the church"
promote
  • "Art serves commerce"
  • "The lake serves recreation"
  • "Their interests are served"
spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  • "He did six years for embezzlement"
to act as an attendant to
  • "May I serve you?"

Synonymer

serve somebody with a warrant or summons

Synonymer

mate with
  • "male animals serve the females for breeding purposes"

Synonymer

put the ball into play; as in games like tennis
  • "It was Agassi's turn to serve"