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serve

synonym (synonym of serve)

  • (noun.act)
    (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    serve a purpose, role, or function (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    help to some food; help with food or drink (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    provide (usually but not necessarily food) (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    promote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    spend time in prison or in a labor camp (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.social)
    work for or be a servant to (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    deliver a warrant or summons to someone (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    mate with (verb.contact)
     

hypernym (serve IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play (noun.act)
    the act of hitting a tennis ball with a tennis racket (noun.act)
     
  • be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity (verb.stative)
    meet the requirements or expectations of (verb.stative)
     
  • be used by; as of a utility (verb.social)
    perform as expected when applied (verb.contact)
     
  • contribute or conduce to (verb.stative)
    produce (verb.creation)
     
  • deliver a warrant or summons to someone (verb.contact)
    bring to a destination, make a delivery (verb.contact)
     
  • devote (part of) one's life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas (verb.social)
    exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity (verb.social)
     
  • do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function (verb.competition)
    be employed (verb.social)
     
  • mate with (verb.contact)
    engage in sexual intercourse (verb.contact)
     
  • promote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to (verb.stative)
    help develop, help grow (verb.communication)
     
  • provide (usually but not necessarily food) (verb.consumption)
    give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance (verb.consumption)
     
  • put the ball into play (verb.competition)
    have a turn; make one's move in a game (verb.competition)
     
  • serve a purpose, role, or function (verb.stative)
    be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity (verb.stative)
     
  • spend time in prison or in a labor camp (verb.stative)
    pass time in a specific way (verb.stative)
     
  • work for or be a servant to (verb.social)
    give help or assistance; be of service (verb.social)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF serve relation)

  • (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play (noun.act)
    a serve that the receiver is unable to reach (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again (noun.act)
     
  • be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity (verb.stative)
    suffice for a period between two points (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    suffice or be adequate for a while or to a certain extent (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    serve a purpose, role, or function (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    prove capable or fit; meet requirements (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be sufficient (verb.stative)
     
  • contribute or conduce to (verb.stative)
    be of use (verb.stative)
     
  • deliver a warrant or summons to someone (verb.contact)
    serve or summon with a subpoena (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    clean with some chemical process (verb.contact)
     
  • do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function (verb.competition)
    serve in a specific professional capacity (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    serve on the staff of (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    discharge one's duties (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    perform a job or duty on a rotating basis (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    act as a caddie and carry clubs for a player (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    be a delegate or spokesperson for; represent somebody's interest or be a proxy or substitute for, as of politicians and office holders representing th more.. (verb.social)
     
  • mate with (verb.contact)
    be available for stud services (verb.contact)
     
  • provide (usually but not necessarily food) (verb.consumption)
    cook and serve on a plank (verb.consumption)
     
  • serve a purpose, role, or function (verb.stative)
    serve as a prelude or opening to (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    function as or act like (verb.stative)
     
  • spend time in prison or in a labor camp (verb.stative)
    serve as a means of entrance (verb.stative)
     
  • work for or be a servant to (verb.social)
    serve as a personal attendant to (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    act as a servant for older boys, in British public schools (verb.social)
     

verb group (serve is verb group of ....)

  • be used by; as of a utility (verb.social)
    serve a purpose, role, or function (verb.stative)
     
  • contribute or conduce to (verb.stative)
    promote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to (verb.stative)
     
  • devote (part of) one's life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas (verb.social)
    work for or be a servant to (verb.social)
     
  • do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function (verb.competition)
    do military service (verb.social)
     
  • help to some food; help with food or drink (verb.consumption)
    provide (usually but not necessarily food) (verb.consumption)
     
  • provide (usually but not necessarily food) (verb.consumption)
    help to some food; help with food or drink (verb.consumption)
     
  • serve a purpose, role, or function (verb.stative)
    be used by; as of a utility (verb.social)
     

derivation (.... is derived from serve)

  • (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play (noun.act)
    put the ball into play (verb.competition)
     
  • be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity (verb.stative)
    the quality of being sufficient for the end in view (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.quantity)
    an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose (noun.quantity)
     
  • (noun.state)
    sufficient resources to provide comfort and meet obligations (noun.state)
     
  • (adj.all)
    of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant (adj.all)
     
  • be used by; as of a utility (verb.social)
    a company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation (noun.group)
     
  • deliver a warrant or summons to someone (verb.contact)
    a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against more.. (noun.communication)
     
  • help to some food; help with food or drink (verb.consumption)
    an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant) (noun.person)
     
  • mate with (verb.contact)
    the act of mating by male animals (noun.act)
     
  • promote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to (verb.stative)
    in a subordinate position (noun.state)
     
  • provide (usually but not necessarily food) (verb.consumption)
    a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.quantity)
    the quantity that a dish will hold (noun.quantity)
     
  • put the ball into play (verb.competition)
    (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (court games) the player who serves to start a point (noun.person)
     
  • serve a purpose, role, or function (verb.stative)
    what something is used for (noun.attribute)
     
  • work for or be a servant to (verb.social)
    the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person working in the service of another (especially in the household) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who performs the duties of an attendant for someone else (noun.person)
     

domain category (serve is domain category of ....)

  • (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play (noun.act)
    a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court (noun.act)
     
  • put the ball into play (verb.competition)
    an athletic game played on a court (noun.act)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation domain category service function help dish serve well tennis shot tennis stroke go move do work work ace fault let net ball sit staff help dish dish out function assist service server dish dishful squash squash rackets squash racquets badminton lawn tennis tennis

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