- serve a purpose,
- serve one right,
- serve time,
- serve up,
- servetus, michael,
Origin of server
Examples from the Web for server
“Many chains have nutrition info on their menu, Web site or available from your server if you ask,” says Dubost.
Then the server would respond by echoing, “Got it, the secret word is 'Mendax'.”How to Mitigate the Damage of the Heartbleed Security Hole|Joshua Kopstein|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“This machine is a server, do not power it down,” the message reads.
In this clip, she is infuriated over a server touching her wine glass with her thumb, and gives her a piece of her mind.Lucille Bluth’s Best Mothering Moments in ‘Arrested Development’ (VIDEO)|Jean Trinh|May 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Of course, I was on the server side, not the development side.
When the order were in the field a server regulated the supply and distribution of provisions.Secret Societies of the Middle Ages|Thomas Keightley
During their week of service, if there were two Masses, one server went to the first, the other to the second.English Monastic Life|Abbot Gasquet
Should a server fail in this, the ball must be handed to the opposite side, which then has a trial.
And if it took this form for the others, which would it take for May Server?The Sacred Fount|Henry James
If it hits such a player and does not bounce into the opponents' court, the server is out, losing his second trial.
late 14c., agent noun from serve (v.). Computer sense by 1992.