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Definitions for subserve
səbˈsɜrvsub·serve

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subserveverb

    be helpful or useful

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  1. subserveverb

    To serve to promote (an end); to be useful to.

  2. subserveverb

    To assist in carrying out.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subserveverb

    to serve in subordination or instrumentally; to be subservient to; to help forward; to promote

    Etymology: [L. subservire; sub under + servire to serve. See Serve.]

  2. Subserveverb

    to be subservient or subordinate; to serve in an inferior capacity

    Etymology: [L. subservire; sub under + servire to serve. See Serve.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Subserve

    sub-sėrv′, v.t. to serve subordinately or instrumentally: to help forward.—ns. Subser′vience, Subser′viency, state of being subservient: anything that promotes some purpose.—adj. Subser′vient, subserving: serving to promote: subject: submissive.—adv. Subser′viently. [L. subservīresub, under, servīre, to serve.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subserve in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subserve in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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