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. Gabby Barrett:

    We pray together every day, our minds are set on serving each other while serving God.

  2. Dan Coats:

    It has been a privilege serving with Sue Gordon to lead the ODNI and Intelligence Community over these past two years. Sue Gordon is a visionary leader who has made an enormous impact on the IC over the more than three decades Sue Gordon has served, i have had the pleasure of working with Joseph Maguire as part of my leadership team at ODNI, and I am pleased that the President has announced that Joe will serve as Acting DNI. Joe has had a long, distinguished career serving the nation and will lead the men and women in the IC with distinction.

  3. Nick Kyrgios:

    I've been serving well, really well of late, every time you can play a Grand Slam in the early rounds, get it done in straight sets, it saves a lot of energy and legs, especially when Rublev today got a walkover.

  4. Tomas Mraz:

    When you go to a standard pub you might get an old guy serving you beer. With the new concept you are more likely to get somebody young with tattoos serving the beer.

  5. Belinda Bencic:

    I'm super happy with how I fought in the first set, it was not easy, the Swiss was slowing the pace down well. It was tactically good from The Swiss, serving bombs, serving aces so it wasn't easy.

Images & Illustrations of serving

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