English dictionary definition of:

service


Noun

  • work done by one person or group that benefits another
  • an act of help or assistance
  • the act of public worship following prescribed rules
  • a company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
  • employment in or work for another
  • a force that is a branch of the armed forces
  • Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874-1958)
  • a means of serving
  • tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table
  • the act of mating by male animals
  • (law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him
  • (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
  • the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
  • periodic maintenance on a car or machine
  • the performance of duties by a waiter or servant

Verb

  • be used by; as of a utility
  • make fit for use
  • mate with

Thesaurus

avail   help   overhaul   serve   servicing   serving  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Words ending in -ice and learn about the word service in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 20. Soft c: ce, ci, cy.

Scrabble score for service


Scrabble score = 12

generated at 16:40:29 on 11-02-20

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