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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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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. public

adjective. ['ˈpʌblɪk'] not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole.

Synonyms

  • state-supported
  • in the public eye
  • open
  • exoteric
  • national
  • unexclusive
  • overt
  • semipublic

Antonyms

  • private
  • esoteric
  • unfree
  • classified

Etymology

  • publik (Anglo-Norman)

8. public

noun. ['ˈpʌblɪk'] people in general considered as a whole.

Synonyms

  • people
  • admass
  • world
  • populace

Antonyms

  • bar
  • seal
  • close
  • bolt

Etymology

  • publik (Anglo-Norman)

9. public

adjective. ['ˈpʌblɪk'] affecting the people or community as a whole.

Antonyms

  • restricted

Etymology

  • publik (Anglo-Norman)

10. public

noun. ['ˈpʌblɪk'] a body of people sharing some common interest.

Antonyms

  • cork

Etymology

  • publik (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word public-service


1. Noun Phrase
DOL directives say a volunteer is an individual who donates time to a religious, charitable or other non-profit organization for the furthering of public service, religious or humanitarian objectives without an expectation of pay.

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