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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 Service

  • reservists
  • serviss
  • servis
  • purvis
  • mervis
  • jervis

How do you spell service? Is it serivce ?

A common misspelling of service is serivce

Example sentences of the word service


1. Noun, singular or mass
Any individual can conduct his own prayer service at the grave site of a family member or friend.

Quotes containing the word service


1. When one is giving service for the advancement of humanity, when one is working without money and without price, with no hope of earthly reward, there comes a real, genuine joy into the human heart.
- Heber J. Grant

2. The successful man doesn't use others, other people use the successful man, for above all the success is of service.
- Mark Caine

3. I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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. service

noun. ['ˈsɝːvəs, ˈsɝːvɪs'] (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play.

Synonyms

  • let
  • serve
  • tennis stroke
  • fault
  • net ball
  • tennis shot

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • worsen
  • act
  • idle

Etymology

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

10. service

noun. ['ˈsɝːvəs, ˈsɝːvɪs'] the act of mating by male animals.

Synonyms

  • conjugation
  • sexual union
  • servicing
  • pairing
  • union
  • mating

Antonyms

  • absolve
  • merit
  • worthlessness
  • irresponsibility

Etymology

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