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1. service

noun. ['ˈsɝːvəs, ˈsɝːvɪs'] work done by one person or group that benefits another.

Synonyms

  • facility
  • national service
  • work
  • utility

Antonyms

  • fail
  • forbid
  • criminalize
  • refuse

Etymology

  • servise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • servitium (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Civil Service

  • foodservice
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  • purvis
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Example sentences of the word civil-service


1. Noun Phrase
The government equates civil service positions with those in the military, dividing between upper level and lower grades.

2. Noun Phrase
Note that the written police exam is a civil service exam.

2. service

noun. ['ˈsɝːvəs, ˈsɝːvɪs'] an act of help or assistance.

Synonyms

  • community service
  • childcare
  • aid
  • helpdesk
  • public service
  • help desk
  • assist
  • child care
  • seating
  • assistance

Antonyms

  • disunion
  • separation
  • endogamy
  • exogamy

Etymology

  • servise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • servitium (Latin)

3. service

noun. ['ˈsɝːvəs, ˈsɝːvɪs'] the act of public worship following prescribed rules.

Synonyms

  • religious ceremony
  • religious service
  • church service
  • invocation
  • committal service
  • prayer meeting
  • devotional
  • none
  • watch night
  • divine service
  • supplication
  • church
  • vesper
  • chapel service
  • religious ritual
  • chapel

Antonyms

  • disassortative mating
  • assortative mating
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization

Etymology

  • servise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • servitium (Latin)

4. service

noun. ['ˈsɝːvəs, ˈsɝːvɪs'] a company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation.

Synonyms

  • public utility company
  • company
  • public utility
  • utility

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • integrate
  • stay
  • disengage

Etymology

  • servise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • servitium (Latin)

5. service

verb. ['ˈsɝːvəs, ˈsɝːvɪs'] be used by; as of a utility.

Synonyms

  • run
  • operate
  • work
  • go
  • function

Antonyms

  • survive
  • function
  • enter
  • come

Etymology

  • servise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • servitium (Latin)

6. service

noun. ['ˈsɝːvəs, ˈsɝːvɪs'] employment in or work for another.

Synonyms

  • employment

Antonyms

  • take
  • fall short of

Etymology

  • servise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • servitium (Latin)

7. service

noun. ['ˈsɝːvəs, ˈsɝːvɪs'] a force that is a branch of the armed forces.

Synonyms

  • force
  • military force
  • personnel
  • regular army
  • airforce
  • armed service
  • coastguard
  • Marines
  • ground forces
  • naval forces
  • navy
  • military service
  • air force
  • military group
  • army

Antonyms

  • descend
  • linger
  • recede
  • ride

Etymology

  • servise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • servitium (Latin)

8. service

verb. ['ˈsɝːvəs, ˈsɝːvɪs'] make fit for use.

Synonyms

  • tune up

Antonyms

  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • servise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • servitium (Latin)

9. civil

adjective. ['ˈsɪvəl'] applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military.

Antonyms

  • unrefined

Etymology

  • civilis (Latin)
  • -ilis (Latin)

10. civil

adjective. ['ˈsɪvəl'] not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others.

Synonyms

  • polite

Antonyms

  • uncivil
  • impoliteness

Etymology

  • civilis (Latin)
  • -ilis (Latin)
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