- 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.
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Origin of service1
OTHER WORDS FROM serviceun·serv·iced, adjective
Definition for service (2 of 3)
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Example sentences from the Web for service
Churches can host services for up to 100 worshipers, as long as the venue is no more than half-full.D.C.’s coronavirus numbers are rising. Here’s what you need to know.|Julie Zauzmer|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
It was shown live on Fox’s streaming service but not on Fox News.Rudy Giuliani floated ‘dangerous’ and incendiary false claims of election conspiracy — and Fox News broadcast it live|Paul Farhi, Elahe Izadi|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
With the text-messaging service WhatsApp, in particular, Facebook had promised users that it would preserve the messaging company’s independence and strong privacy protections when it was purchased in 2014.
Apple is cutting by half the fees charged to most developers who sell software and services on the App Store, marking the biggest change to the store’s revenue structure since the iPhone maker launched the service in 2008.Apple to cut app store fees in half for most developers|Verne Kopytoff|November 18, 2020|Fortune
Of course, the Starbucks loyalty program isn’t a true subscription service, but it incorporates many of the same principles.
“On Candyland, [Minghella] was just servicing Adam,” wrote Belgrad.Exclusive: Sony Emails Reveal How Studio Dumped ‘Asshole’ Adam Sandler|William Boot|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Holland Chevrolet West Virginia-based corporation engaged in selling and servicing motor vehicles.After Hobby Lobby, These 82 Corporations Could Drop Birth Control Coverage|Abby Haglage|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They also have the highest reputation for servicing their goods.
When he unlocked its servicing doors, he found that Rodan had removed a vital part from the nuclear exciters of the motors.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun
Recently I made $375 in one month in my spare time installing, servicing, selling Radio Sets.
Their businessmen have behind them centuries of experience in bargaining, merchandising, and servicing.East-West Trade Trends|Harold E. Stassen
The gas and the servicing of it constitute a boon to country residents from the standpoint of utility and economy.A Living from the Land|William B. Duryee
As the girl had said, this field boasted hundreds of super-sonic fighters, so many that servicing was a round-the-clock routine.Triplanetary|Edward Elmer Smith
British Dictionary definitions for service (1 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 service (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for service (3 of 3)
Idioms and Phrases with service
see at someone's service; break someone's serve (service); lip service; of service to someone; press into service.