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1. serve

verb. ['ˈsɝːv'] serve a purpose, role, or function.

Synonyms

  • answer
  • prelude
  • act as
  • do
  • function
  • service

Antonyms

  • winterize
  • summerize
  • disassemble
  • disorganise

Etymology

  • serven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • servir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • servir (French)
  • servire (Latin)

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Rhymes with Serve Well

  • antipersonell
  • industrielle
  • aix-la-chapelle
  • marcantel
  • mademoiselle
  • sanmiguel
  • materiel
  • jeanmichele
  • esquivel
  • esquibel
  • clientele
  • carrasquel
  • carbonell
  • anfal
  • ransdell
  • quesnel
  • postrelle
  • personnel
  • nepl
  • montiel
  • mirabel
  • lyondell
  • get-well
  • gabriele
  • futrell
  • frenzel
  • dantrell
  • cantrelle
  • cantrell
  • bracknell

2. serve

verb. ['ˈsɝːv'] do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function.

Synonyms

  • do work
  • represent
  • staff
  • caddy
  • act
  • officiate
  • work
  • sit
  • function
  • rotate

Antonyms

  • hardware
  • nonfunctional
  • functional
  • uselessness

Etymology

  • serven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • servir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • servir (French)
  • servire (Latin)

3. serve

verb. ['ˈsɝːv'] contribute or conduce to.

Synonyms

  • facilitate
  • effectuate
  • effect
  • serve well
  • set up

Antonyms

  • prevent
  • perfection
  • absolve
  • merit

Etymology

  • serven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • servir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • servir (French)
  • servire (Latin)

4. serve

verb. ['ˈsɝːv'] provide (usually but not necessarily food).

Synonyms

  • cater
  • supply
  • dish up
  • provide
  • dish out
  • dish
  • plank
  • ply
  • serve up

Antonyms

  • dissatisfy
  • discontent
  • displease
  • differ

Etymology

  • serven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • servir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • servir (French)
  • servire (Latin)

5. serve

verb. ['ˈsɝːv'] be used by; as of a utility.

Synonyms

  • operate
  • work
  • go
  • function
  • service

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • disjoin
  • refresh
  • neglect

Etymology

  • serven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • servir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • servir (French)
  • servire (Latin)

6. serve

verb. ['ˈsɝːv'] devote (part of) one's life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas.

Synonyms

  • attend to
  • attend
  • work
  • assist

Antonyms

  • miss
  • inferior
  • forbid
  • criminalize

Etymology

  • serven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • servir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • servir (French)
  • servire (Latin)

7. serve

verb. ['ˈsɝːv'] help to some food; help with food or drink.

Synonyms

  • cater
  • supply
  • dish up
  • provide
  • dish out
  • dish
  • ply
  • serve up

Antonyms

  • behave
  • refrain
  • activity
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • serven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • servir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • servir (French)
  • servire (Latin)

8. well

adverb. ['ˈwɛl'] (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant forwell').

Antonyms

  • unseasoned

Etymology

  • weallan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • well (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. well

adverb. ['ˈwɛl'] indicating high probability; in all likelihood.

Antonyms

  • unmuzzle

Etymology

  • weallan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • well (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. well

noun. ['ˈwɛl'] a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine.

Synonyms

  • oil well
  • artesian well
  • gas well
  • tube well
  • sump
  • oiler
  • excavation

Antonyms

  • unwellness
  • frail
  • unwholesome
  • illness

Etymology

  • weallan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • well (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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