Definition of SERVICE

noun : SERVICE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) work done by one person or group that benefits another; "budget separately for goods and services" ;

  • 2. (

    ) an act of help or assistance; "he did them a service" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation ;

  • 5. (

    ) employment in or work for another; "he retired after 30 years of service" ;

  • 10. (

    ) the act of mating by male animals; "the bull was worth good money in servicing fees" ;

  • 11. (

    ) (law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him ;

  • 12. (

    ) (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play; "his powerful serves won the game" ;

  • 15. (

    ) the performance of duties by a waiter or servant; "that restaurant has excellent service" ;

verb : SERVICE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) be used by; as of a utility; "The sewage plant served the neighboring communities"; "The garage served to shelter his horses" ;

  • 2. (

    ) make fit for use; "service my truck"; "the washing machine needs to be serviced" ;

  • 3. (

    ) mate with; "male animals serve the females for breeding purposes" ;


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