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Overview of noun service

The noun service has 15 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (24) service

(work done by one person or group that benefits another; "budget separately for goods and services")

2. (8) service

(an act of help or assistance; "he did them a service")

3. (5) service, religious service, divine service

(the act of public worship following prescribed rules; "the Sunday service")

4. (4) service

(a company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation)

5. (3) service

(employment in or work for another; "he retired after 30 years of service")

6. (2) military service, armed service, service

(a force that is a branch of the armed forces)

7. Service, Robert William Service

(Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874-1958))

8. avail, help, service

(a means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it")

9. service, table service

(tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table)

10. servicing, service

(the act of mating by male animals; "the bull was worth good money in servicing fees")

11. service

((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. serve, service

((sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play; "his powerful serves won the game")

13. service, serving, service of process

(the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone; "he accepted service of the subpoena")

14. overhaul, inspection and repair, service

(periodic maintenance on a car or machine; "it was time for an overhaul on the tractor")

15. service

(the performance of duties by a waiter or servant; "that restaurant has excellent service")

Overview of verb service

The verb service has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) service, serve

(be used by; as of a utility; "The sewage plant served the neighboring communities"; "The garage served to shelter his horses")

2. (1) service

(make fit for use; "service my truck"; "the washing machine needs to be serviced")

3. serve, service

(mate with; "male animals serve the females for breeding purposes") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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