- the armed forces: in the service.
- a branch of the armed forces, as the army or navy: Which service were you in during the war?
- the act or manner of putting the ball or shuttlecock into play; serve.
- the ball or shuttlecock as put into play.
verb (used with object), serv·iced, serv·ic·ing.
Origin of service1
Related formsun·serv·iced, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for at someone's service (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for at someone's service (2 of 3)
- one of the branches of the armed forces
- (as modifier)service life
- the act, manner, or right of serving a ball
- the game in which a particular player serveshe has lost his service Often shortened to: serve
Word Origin for service
British Dictionary definitions for at someone's service (3 of 3)
Idioms and Phrases with at someone's service (1 of 2)
at someone's service
Ready to help someone, at someone's disposal, as in The tour guide said he was at our service for the rest of the afternoon. [Second half of 1600s]
Idioms and Phrases with at someone's service (2 of 2)
see at someone's service; break someone's serve (service); lip service; of service to someone; press into service.