Noun: services sur-vi-siz
Noun: service sur-vis
- Performance of duties or provision of space and equipment helpful to others
"the mayor tried to maintain city services"; "the medical services are excellent"
Verb: service sur-vis
- Work done by one person or group that benefits another
"budget separately for goods and services"
- An act of help or assistance
"he did them a service"
- The act of public worship following prescribed rules
"the Sunday service";
- religious service, divine service
- A company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
- Employment in or work for another
"he retired after 30 years of service"
- (military) a force that is a branch of the armed forces
- military service, armed service
- A means of serving
"of no service";
- avail, help
- Tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table
- table service
- The act of mating by male animals
"the bull was worth good money in service fees";
- (law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him
- (sport) a stroke that puts the ball in play
- The act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
"he accepted service of the subpoena";
- serving, service of process
- Periodic maintenance on a car or machine
- overhaul, inspection and repair
- The performance of duties by a waiter or servant
"that restaurant has excellent service"
- Be used by; as of a utility
"The sewage plant serviced the neighbouring communities";
- Make fit for use
"service my truck"; "the washing machine needs to be serviced"
- Mate with
"male animals service the females for breeding purposes";
Type of: accommodation, activity, aid, assist, assistance, bringing, care, company, conjugation, copulate, couple, coupling, delivery, employment, force, function, go, help, helpfulness, maintenance, mate, mating, operate, pair, pairing, personnel, religious ceremony, religious ritual, run, sexual union, tableware, tennis shot, tennis stroke, tune, tune up, union, upkeep, work
Encyclopedia: Services Service, Robert W