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See definition of serve on Dictionary.com
  • verbaid, help; supply
  • verbact, do
  • verbsuffice; do the work of

synonyms for serve

  • deliver
  • distribute
  • give
  • handle
  • present
  • provide
  • arrange
  • assist
  • deal
  • nurse
  • oblige
  • provision
  • succor
  • attend to
  • be of assistance
  • be of use
  • care for
  • dish up
  • do for
  • minister to
  • set out
  • wait on
  • work for
See also synonyms for: served / serving
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antonyms for serve

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  • hold
  • keep
  • refrain
  • take
  • withhold
  • receive
  • refuse
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How to use serve in a sentence

Logan and I seemed to be good teammates—he was scratching the surface of what would later be a nasty serve, and I liked to relive my baseball-playing glory days by diving for a loose ball whenever possible.
SPIKEBALL IS THE PERFECT PANDEMIC ACTIVITYSMURGUIAAUGUST 10, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
First, when serving, he’s winning the point on his first shot after the serve, a term that in recent years has come to be called “serve plus one.”
RAFAEL NADAL DOMINATES THE THIRD SHOT OF A POINTAMY LUNDYJUNE 7, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Nadal’s opponents can’t seem to do the same thing to him with their serve plus one.
RAFAEL NADAL DOMINATES THE THIRD SHOT OF A POINTAMY LUNDYJUNE 7, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Nadal produced eight winners and drew 17 errors from Djokovic on the serve plus one.
RAFAEL NADAL DOMINATES THE THIRD SHOT OF A POINTAMY LUNDYJUNE 7, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
When Djokovic was serving, he hit six winners and drew only a single error from Nadal using his serve plus one.
RAFAEL NADAL DOMINATES THE THIRD SHOT OF A POINTAMY LUNDYJUNE 7, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The winner of that River Walk Region will take on the winner of the Mercado Region, where the top four seeds held serve but are all capable of winning two games this weekend.
THERE’S MORE TO THE WOMEN’S SWEET 16 THAN UCONN-IOWAHOWARD MEGDALMARCH 26, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
These Rules (leaving out the Tenor) serves for five bells; and leaving out the fifth and Tenor, they serve for four bells.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
She had carried the baby over to Juana's and left her there, that she might be free to serve the Father's supper.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He shall serve among great men, and appear before the governor.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
There are four general forms of emphasis which serve as indications of the characteristics of expression.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SERVE

  • afford
  • aid
  • arrange
  • assist
  • avail
  • benefit
  • bow
  • comfort
  • convenience
  • defer
  • favor
  • furnish
  • gratify
  • help
  • humor
  • indulge
  • oblige
  • pamper
  • please
  • provide
  • serve
  • settle
  • submit
  • suit
  • supply
  • support
  • sustain
  • yield
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.