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

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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. 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.

  2. John Thune:

    I've always promised that I would do the work, even when it was hard, uncomfortable, or unpopular, that work continues, which is why after careful consideration and prayer, and with the support of my family, I'm asking South Dakotans for the opportunity to continue serving them in the U.S. Senate.

  3. Lisa Murkowski:

    I am serving a term for six years as a senior senator. I'm interviewing somebody who's going to be there for decades, decades and decades. So this is not about me, this is about her. This is about Supreme Court.

  4. Del Potro:

    If you have a good serve on grass, you can win a lot of matches. Feliciano has a big serve. I am serving well too.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    He studied the law, like his dad, even choosing the same law school. He chased a life of public service, like his dad, serving in Iraq and as Delaware’s Attorney General, like his dad, Beau was a good, big-hearted, devoutly Catholic and deeply faithful man, who made a difference in the lives of all he touched, and he lives on in their hearts.

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