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, serving(noun)

    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 process(noun)

    the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone

    "he accepted service of the subpoena"

Wiktionary

  1. serving(Noun)

    The action of the verb to serve.

    The tennis match began with her serving.

  2. serving(Noun)

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

  3. serving(Adjective)

    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. serving

    Verb form of the word serve.

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

    Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce serving?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say serving in sign language?

  1. serving

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. Spenser Rapone:

    I would encourage all soldiers who have a conscience to lay down their arms and join me and so many others who are willing to stop serving the agents of imperialism and join us in a revolutionary movement!

  2. Roger McNamee:

    Each proposal is transparently self-serving, while I applaud Zuckerberg for trying to engage policymakers, I do not think anyone should take these proposals seriously.

  3. Confucius:

    If a man withdraws his mind from the love of beauty, and applies it as sincerely to the love of the virtuous if, in serving his parents, he can exert his utmost strength if, in serving his prince, he can devote his life if in his intercourse with his friends, his words are sincere - although men say that he has not learned, I will certainly say that he has.

  4. Daniel Riseman:

    No one is interested in hearing a well-prepared monologue, while careful preparation is essential, do not force statistics or facts into the conversation at every opportunity. Interviewers remember organic discussions. Serving as your own PR agent can backfire.

  5. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    I expect the highest possible standards of conduct from the men and women in this department, particularly from those serving in the most senior positions, there is no exception.

Images & Illustrations of serving

  1. servingservingservingservingserving

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