Definitions For Serve

noun

  • (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.

verb

  • 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

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
9

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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