What does serving mean?

Definitions for serving
ˈsɜr vɪŋserv·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word serving.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. helping, portion, servingnoun

    an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal

    "the helpings were all small"; "his portion was larger than hers"; "there's enough for two servings each"

  2. service, serving, service of processnoun

    the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone

    "he accepted service of the subpoena"

Wiktionary

  1. servingnoun

    The action of the verb to serve.

    The tennis match began with her serving.

  2. servingnoun

    A portion (especially, of a meal) served to someone.

  3. servingadjective

    That or who serves or serve.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Serving

    of Serve

  2. Serving

    a. & n. from Serve

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Serving

    The wrapping or winding of a cable composed of small size wire, laid closely and smoothly with a tool called a serving mallet, or serving block, or by machinery. It serves to protect the cable from wear.

Editors Contribution

  1. servingverb

    Verb form of the word serve.

    The local bus is serving a vital need within the community.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'serving' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3790

How to pronounce serving?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of serving in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of serving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of serving in a Sentence

  1. Nick Reaves:

    The states decision to exclude certain agencies and certain very successful agencies like St. Vincent simply because of their religious beliefs causes unnecessary harm to the countless kids theyre serving now and could be serving in the future merely because the attorney general doesnt like what St. Vincent believes and has believed for over 75 years.

  2. Jeff Sessions:

    We owe it to the American people to ensure that illegal aliens who have been convicted of crimes and are serving time in our federal prisons are expeditiously removed from our country as the law requires, this expansion and modernization of the Institutional Hearing Program gives us the tools to continue making Americans safe again in their communities.

  3. Alex Nowrasteh:

    It is absolutely a good thing for immigrants to serve in the U.S. military, there is a long history of non-citizens serving with distinction in the military.

  4. Bill Shine:

    Serving President President Donald Trump on Thursday and this country has been the most rewarding experience of my entire life. To be a small part of all this President has done for the American people has truly been an honor. I'm looking forward to working on President Trump re-election campaign and spending more time with my family.

  5. Scott Kelly:

    It's great to be back in Texas, on U.S soil ... on planet Earth, this is not my achievement. It's NASA's achievement and it's our country's achievement. ... There's no greater privilege than serving your country however and wherever you might do it.

Images & Illustrations of serving

  1. servingservingservingservingserving

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