Definitions For Serve


  • (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
  • The act or action of throwing a ball into the air and hitting it over a net to start play in tennis, volleyball, etc.


  • Put the ball into play
  • Do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function
  • Provide (usually but not necessarily food)
  • Help to some food; help with food or drink
  • Mate with
  • Deliver a warrant or summons to someone
  • Do military service
  • Work for or be a servant to
  • Be used by; as of a utility
  • Devote (part of) one's life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas
  • Be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
  • Contribute or conduce to
  • Promote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to
  • Serve a purpose, role, or function
  • Spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  • To give (food or drink) to someone at a meal, in a restaurant, etc.
  • To give food or drink to (someone)
  • To be enough food for (a particular number of people)

Is Serve a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Serve is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Serve in a Sentence

  • Soup was served as the first course.
  • The waiter served our meals quickly.
  • The restaurant serves excellent Italian food.
  • She started the game with a powerful serve.

Synonyms for Serve

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