disserve

[ dis-surv ]
/ dɪsˈsɜrv /

verb (used with object), dis·served, dis·serv·ing.

to be a disservice to; serve harmfully or injuriously.

Origin of disserve

First recorded in 1610–20; dis-1 + serve

Related forms

self-dis·serv·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for disserve

disserve

/ (dɪsˈsɜːv) /

verb

(tr) archaic to do a disservice to
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