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. Kardashian West:

    I would like to thank President Trump for his time this afternoon. It is our hope that the President will grant clemency to Ms. Alice Marie Johnson who is serving a life sentence for a first-time, non-violent drug offense, we are optimistic about Ms. Johnson's future and hopeful that she -- and so many like her -- will get a second chance at life.

  2. Le Maire:

    These digital giants are turning into private states – states over which citizens have no control and where democracy has no place, we cannot let companies, which are serving private interests, gather all the attributes of sovereign states. We must act.

  3. Sean Rossall:

    What people need to remember is that Starbucks is serving coffee to people around the globe and serving many different audiences and many different religious needs.

  4. Sharon Palmer:

    If you have a mean lasagna recipe, skip the meat and add layers of greens, broccoli and peppers and perhaps some pine nuts and cashew cheese instead of the meat and cheese. If you love Taco Tuesday, make your tacos veggie by skipping the meat and serving black beans or a vegetarian mushroom tofu filling.

  5. National Guard:

    While the military sets an example for civil society through our inclusiveness, we too have not come far enough. We all need to do better. For example, although the United States military has a higher proportion of African Americans serving in our ranks than in society at large, only 7 % of our flag and general officers are African American.

Images & Illustrations of serving

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