subserve subserve

Definition(s):

  • (v) be helpful or useful

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Some years before, Artist Robinson had concluded that the only excuse for painting was to subserve architecture and had applied himself to that problem.
  2. In The Trial, setting and camera steadily subserve the subject.
  3. Some years before, Artist Robinson had concluded that the only excuse for painting was to subserve architecture and had applied himself to that problem.

Quotes

  • Disapproving of this Gowda said, "I am also pained over the manner in which the constitutionally created institutions are being subverted to subserve political interests and settle scores against political rivals. There cannot be a greater threat to...
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: HD Deve Gowda Source: Chandigarh Tribune

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