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 formsself-dis·serv·ing, adjective
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Related Words for disserve

blemish, damage, harm, hurt, impair, mar, spoil, tarnish, vitiate, wrong

British Dictionary definitions for disserve



(tr) archaic to do a disservice to
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