Word of the Day
effusion effusion
/ɪ ˈfju ʒən/

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  • service service  /ˈsɜr vəs/ ?  work done by one person or group that benefits another

    service meaning(s) 

    1. (n) work done by one person or group that benefits another
    2. (n) an act of help or assistance
    3. (n) the act of public worship following prescribed rules
    4. (n) a company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
    5. (n) employment in or work for another
    6. (n) a force that is a branch of the armed forces
    7. (n) Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874-1958)
    8. (n) a means of serving
    9. (n) tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table
    10. (n) the act of mating by male animals
    11. (n) (law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him
    12. (n) (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
    13. (n) the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
    14. (n) periodic maintenance on a car or machine
    15. (n) the performance of duties by a waiter or servant
    16. (v) be used by; as of a utility
    17. (v) make fit for use
    18. (v) mate with

    service usage(s)

    1. Michael Kinsley thinks PTI editor Rick Stengel's call for compulsory national service is nave.
    2. Elaine Thompson AP Now Barack Obama is reprising the call to service.
  • service abroad service abroad  naval service aboard a ship at sea
  • service agency service agency  a business that makes its facilities available to others for a fee; achieves…
  • service area service area  place on a highway providing garage services and eating and toilet facilities
  • service book service book  a book setting forth the forms of church service
  • service break service break  a tennis game won on the opponent's service
  • service bureau service bureau  a business that makes its facilities available to others for a fee; achieves…
  • service call service call  a trip made by a repairman to visit the location of something in need of…
  • service cap service cap  a cap with a flat circular top and a visor
  • service ceiling service ceiling  altitude above which a plane cannot climb faster than a given rate
  • service charge service charge  a percentage of a bill (as at a hotel or restaurant) added in payment…
  • service club service club  a club of professional or business people organized for their coordination…
  • service contract service contract  a contract for maintenance services
  • service cutback service cutback  the act of reducing service
  • service department service department  the division of a business that provides customer services
  • service door service door  an entrance intended for the use of servants or for delivery of goods and…
  • service elevator service elevator  an elevator designed for carrying freight
  • service entrance service entrance  an entrance intended for the use of servants or for delivery of goods…
  • service fee service fee  a percentage of a bill (as at a hotel or restaurant) added in payment for…
  • service firm service firm  a business that makes its facilities available to others for a fee; achieves…
  • service industry service industry  an industry that provides services rather than tangible objects
  • service line service line  the back line bounding each end of a tennis or handball court; when serving…
  • service man service man  a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
  • service of process service of process  the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
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