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service

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serv=ice
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95 in 87 verses (in OT : 79 in 71 verses) (in NT : 16 in 16 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

servicen. [Properly, the tree which bears serve, OE. serves, pl., service berries, AS. syrfe service tree; akin to L. sorbus.]. [Properly, the tree which bears serve, OE. serves, pl., service berries, AS. syrfe service tree; akin to L. sorbus.].
     A name given to several trees and shrubs of the genus Pyrus, as Pyrus domestica and P. torminalis of Europe, the various species of mountain ash or rowan tree, and the American shad bush (see Shad bush, under Shad). They have clusters of small, edible, applelike berries.  [1913 Webster]
Service berry (Bot.), the fruit of any kind of service tree. In British America the name is especially applied to that of the several species or varieties of the shad bush (Amelanchier.)
Service berry (Bot.), the fruit of any kind of service tree. In British America the name is especially applied to that of the several species or varieties of the shad bush (Amelanchier.)
servicen. [OE. servise, OF. servise, service, F. service, from L. servitium. See Serve.].
  •  The act of serving; the occupation of a servant; the performance of labor for the benefit of another, or at another's command; attendance of an inferior, hired helper, slave, etc., on a superior, employer, master, or the like; also, spiritual obedience and love.  Bk. of Com. Prayer.  [1913 Webster]
    "Madam, I entreat true peace of you,
    Which I will purchase with my duteous service.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "God requires no man's service upon hard and unreasonable terms."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The deed of one who serves; labor performed for another; duty done or required; office.  [1913 Webster]
    "I have served him from the hour of my nativity, . . . and have nothing at his hands for my service but blows."  [1913 Webster]
    "This poem was the last piece of service I did for my master, King Charles."  [1913 Webster]
    "To go on the forlorn hope is a service of peril; who will understake it if it be not also a service of honor?"  [1913 Webster]
  •  Office of devotion; official religious duty performed; religious rites appropriate to any event or ceremonial; as, a burial service.  [1913 Webster]
    "The outward service of ancient religion, the rites, ceremonies, and ceremonial vestments of the old law."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, a musical composition for use in churches.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Duty performed in, or appropriate to, any office or charge; official function; hence, specifically, military or naval duty; performance of the duties of a soldier.  [1913 Webster]
    "When he cometh to experience of service abroad . . . ne maketh a worthy soldier."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Useful office; advantage conferred; that which promotes interest or happiness; benefit; avail.  [1913 Webster]
    "The stork's plea, when taken in a net, was the service she did in picking up venomous creatures."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Profession of respect; acknowledgment of duty owed.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act and manner of bringing food to the persons who eat it; order of dishes at table; also, a set or number of vessels ordinarily used at table; as, the service was tardy and awkward; a service of plate or glass.  [1913 Webster]
    "There was no extraordinary service seen on the board."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of bringing to notice, either actually or constructively, in such manner as is prescribed by law; as, the service of a subp.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The materials used for serving a rope, etc., as spun yarn, small lines, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of serving the ball.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Act of serving or covering. See Serve, v. t., 13.  [1913 Webster]
Service book, a prayer book or missal. -- Service line (Tennis), a line parallel to the net, and at a distance of 21 feet from it. -- Service of a writ, process, etc. (Law), personal delivery or communication of the writ or process, etc., to the party to be affected by it, so as to subject him to its operation; the reading of it to the person to whom notice is intended to be given, or the leaving of an attested copy with the person or his attorney, or at his usual place of abode. -- Service of an attachment (Law), the seizing of the person or goods according to the direction. -- Service of an execution (Law), the levying of it upon the goods, estate, or person of the defendant. -- Service pipe, a pipe connecting mains with a dwelling, as in gas pipes, and the like. Tomlinson. -- To accept service. (Law) See under Accept. -- To see service (Mil.), to do duty in the presence of the enemy, or in actual war.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

service, n. & v.
--n.
1 the act of helping or doing work for another or for a community etc.
2 work done in this way.
3 assistance or benefit given to someone.
4 the provision or system of supplying a public need, e.g. transport, or (often in pl.) the supply of water, gas, electricity, telephone, etc.
5 a the fact or status of being a servant. b employment or a position as a servant.
6 a state or period of employment doing work for an individual or organization (resigned after 15 years' service).
7 a a public or Crown department or organization employing officials working for the State (civil service; secret service). b employment in this.
8 (in pl.) the armed forces.
9 (attrib.) of the kind issued to the armed forces (a service revolver).
10 a a ceremony of worship according to prescribed forms. b a form of liturgy for this.
11 a the provision of what is necessary for the installation and maintenance of a machine etc. or operation. b a periodic routine maintenance of a motor vehicle etc.
12 assistance or advice given to customers after the sale of goods.
13 a the act or process of serving food, drinks, etc. b an extra charge nominally made for this.
14 a set of dishes, plates, etc., used for serving meals (a dinner service).
15 Tennis etc. a the act or an instance of serving. b a person's turn to serve. c the manner or quality of serving. d (in full service game) a game in which a particular player serves.
--v.tr.
1 provide service or services for, esp. maintain.
2 maintain or repair (a car, machine, etc.).
3 pay interest on (a debt).
4 supply with a service.

Idiom
at a person's service ready to serve or assist a person. be of service be available to assist. in service
1 employed as a servant.
2 available for use. on active service serving in the armed forces in wartime. out of service not available for use.
see service
1 have experience of service, esp. in the armed forces.
2 (of a thing) be much used.
service area
1 an area beside a major road for the supply of petrol, refreshments, etc.
2 the area served by a broadcasting station. service-book a book of authorized forms of worship of a Church. service bus (or car) Austral. & NZ a motor coach. service charge an additional charge for service in a restaurant, hotel, etc. service dress ordinary military etc. uniform. service flat a flat in which domestic service and sometimes meals are provided by the management. service industry one providing services not goods. service line (in tennis etc.) a line marking the limit of the area into which the ball must be served. service road a road parallel to a main road, serving houses, shops, etc. service station an establishment beside a road selling petrol and oil etc. to motorists and often able to carry out maintenance. take service with become a servant to.
service, n. (in full service tree) a European tree of the genus Sorbus, esp. S. domestica with toothed leaves, cream-coloured flowers, and small round or pear-shaped fruit eaten when overripe.

Idiom
service-berry
1 the fruit of the service tree.
2 a any American shrub of the genus Amelanchier. b the edible fruit of this.
Etymology
earlier serves, pl. of obs. serve f. OE syrfe f. Gmc surbhjon ult. f. L sorbus

THESAURUS

service

American plan, European plan, Mass, a la carte, accommodation, account, acquiescence, act of grace, act of kindness, action, active service, activities, activity, advantage, advice, affair, affairs, agency, aid, air force, allegiance, amenities, antepast, applicability, appointment, appropriateness, arm, armed forces, army, assignment, assistance, attendance, avail, baccalaureate service, bag, ball, be intimate, bedtime prayer, behalf, behoof, benefaction, benefit, benevolence, benignity, berth, billet, blessing, bowl, branch, business, busywork, camp meeting, care, cast, celebration, ceremonial, ceremony, change of pace, change-up, chare, charge, checking, chore, chuck, chunk, church, church service, cobble, cohabit, combat, come together, comfort, commencement, commerce, commission, commit adultery, compliance, compline, concern, concernment, condition, conformity, convenience, convocation, copulate, couple, course, courtesy, couvert, cover, cover charge, curve, darn, dessert, device, devotions, diddle, dish, dispensation, divine service, do up, doctor, downcurve, duteousness, dutifulness, duty, ease, employ, employment, empty formality, engagement, enterprise, entree, entremets, errand, evening devotions, evensong, exercise, exercises, expedient, faith, fastball, favor, fealty, fighting, fish to fry, fitness, fix, fix up, fling, flip, form, form of worship, formal, formality, formula, formulary, fornicate, forward pass, frig, function, gear, gig, going between, good deed, good offices, good turn, grace, graduation, graduation exercises, handling, have sex, have sexual relations, heave, help, helping, holy rite, homage, homework, hurl, inaugural, inauguration, incumbency, incurve, indulgence, inferiority, initiation, institution, instrumentality, interest, intermediation, job, job of work, juniority, kind deed, kind offices, kindly act, kindness, knuckleball, labor, labor of love, lateral, lateral pass, lauds, lay, lie with, liturgy, lob, lookout, lower status, loyalty, machinery, maintenance, make it with, make love, make out, make-work, marines, mate, matins, matter, matters in hand, mechanism, mediation, meeting, mend, mending, mercy, military, ministration, ministry, mission, mitzvah, mode of worship, moonlighting, morning devotions, mount, mummery, mystery, national service, navy, night song, none, nones, novena, obedience, obediency, obligation, observance, occupation, odd job, office, offices, opening, order of worship, ordinance, ordinary, outcurve, overhaul, pass, patch, patch up, peg, peonage, percentage, performance, piece of work, pitch, place, plate, point, portion, position, post, practice, praise meeting, prayer, prayer meeting, prayers, prescribed form, prime, prime song, profit, project, protection, public worship, put, put in commission, put in order, put in repair, put in shape, ready, recap, recondition, recourse, relevance, relief, religious ceremony, remedy, repair, rescue, resort, retread, revival, revival meeting, rig, rigging, rite, rite de passage, rite of passage, ritual, ritual observance, rituality, ropework, roping, running rigging, sacrament, sacramental, satellite status, screw, screwball, second helping, second job, selective service, self-service, serfdom, serve, serviceability, services, servility, serving, servitium, servitorship, servitude, set to rights, sew up, sext, shot-put, shy, sinker, situation, slavery, sleep with, slider, sling, solemnity, solemnization, spitball, spitter, standing rigging, station, stint, subjecthood, submission, submissiveness, subordinacy, subordinate role, subordination, subservience, subserviency, succor, suit and service, suit service, support, tackle, tackling, talents, task, tendance, tent meeting, tenure, therapy, thing, things to do, throw, tierce, tinker, tinker up, toss, turn, undersong, undertaking, upcurve, usage, use, usefulness, utility, utilization, vacancy, value, vesper, vespers, vigils, waiting, watch meeting, watch night, watch-night service, whipping, willingness, work, worship, worth

ROGET THESAURUS

service

Good

N good, benefit, advantage, improvement, greatest good, supreme good, interest, service, behoof, behalf, weal, main chance, summum bonum, common weal, consummation devoutly to be wished, gain, boot, profit, harvest, boon, good turn, blessing, world of good, piece of good luck, piece of good fortune, nuts, prize, windfall, godsend, waif, treasure-trove, good fortune, happiness, goodness, utility, remedy, pleasure giving, commendable, useful, good, beneficial, well, aright, satisfactorily, favorably, not amis, all for the best, to one's advantage, in one's favor, in one's interest, so far so good, magnum bonum.

Business

N business, occupation, employment, pursuit, what one is doing, what one is about, affair, concern, matter, case, matter in hand, irons in the fire, thing to do, agendum, task, work, job, chore, errand, commission, mission, charge, care, duty, part, role, cue, province, function, lookout, department, capacity, sphere, orb, field, line, walk, walk of life, beat, round, routine, race, career, office, place, post, chargeship, incumbency, living, situation, berth, employ, service, engagement, undertaking, vocation, calling, profession, cloth, faculty, industry, art, industrial arts, craft, mystery, handicraft, trade, exercise, work, avocation, press of business, businesslike, workaday, professional, official, functional, busy, on hand, in hand, in one's hands, afoot, on foot, on the anvil, going on, acting, in the course of business, all in one's day's work, professionally Adj, a business with an income at its heels, amoto quaeramus seria ludo, par negotiis neque supra.

VB pass one's time in, employ one's time in, spend one's time in, employ oneself in, employ oneself upon, occupy oneself with, concern oneself with, make it one's business, undertake, enter a profession, betake oneself to, turn one's hand to, have to do with, office, place, post, chargeship, incumbency, living, situation, berth, employ, service, engagement, undertaking, drive a trade, carry on a trade, do a trade, transact a trade, carry on business, do business, transact business, keep a shop, ply one's task, ply one's trade, labor in one's vocation, pursue the even tenor of one's way, attend to business, attend to one's work, officiate, serve, act, act one's part, play one's part, do duty, serve the office of, discharge the office of, perform the office of, perform the duties of, perform the functions of, hold an office, fill an office, fill a place, fill a situation, hold a portfolio, hold a place, hold a situation, be about, be doing, be engaged in, be employed in, be occupied with, be at work on, have one's hands in, have in hand, have on one's hands, have on one's shoulders, bear the burden, have one's hands full, be in the hands of, be on the stocks, be on the anvil, pass through one's hands, Adj, businesslike, workaday, professional, official, functional, busy, on hand, in hand, in one's hands, afoot, on foot, on the anvil, going on, acting, Adv, in the course of business, all in one's day's work, professionally.

Utility

N utility, usefulness, efficacy, efficiency, adequacy, service, use, stead, avail, help, applicability, subservience, function, value, worth, money's worth, productiveness, cui bono, utilization, step in the right direction, common weal, commonwealth public good, public interest, utilitarianism, useful, of use, serviceable, proficuous, good for, subservient, conducive, subsidiary, advantageous, profitable, gainful, remunerative, worth one's salt, valuable, prolific, adequate, efficient, efficacious, effective, effectual, expedient, applicable, available, ready, handy, at hand, tangible, commodious, adaptable, of all work, usefully, pro bono publico.

Use

N use, employ, employment, exercise, exercitation, application, appliance, adhibition, disposal, consumption, agency, usufruct, usefulness, benefit, recourse, resort, avail, utilization, service, wear, usage, in use, used, well-worn, well-trodden, useful, subservient.

Warfare

N warfare, fighting, hostilities, war, arms, the sword, Mars, Bellona, grim visaged war, horrida bella, bloodshed, appeal to arms, appeal to the sword, ordeal of battle, wager of battle, ultima ratio regum, arbitrament of the sword, battle array, campaign, crusade, expedition, operations, mobilization, state of siege, battlefield, theater of operations, warpath, art of war, tactics, strategy, castrametation, generalship, soldiership, logistics, military evolutions, ballistics, gunnery, chivalry, gunpowder, shot, battle, tug of war, service, campaigning, active service, tented field, kriegspiel, Kriegsspiel, fire cross, trumpet, clarion, bugle, pibroch, slogan, war-cry, war-whoop, battle cry, beat of drum, rappel, tom-tom, calumet of war, word of command, password, watchword, passage d-armes, war to the death, war to the knife, guerre a mort, guerre a outrance, open war, internecine war, civil war, contending, contentious, armed, armed to the teeth, armed cap-a-pie, sword in hand, in arms, under arms, up in arms, at war with, bristling with arms, in battle array, in open arms, in the field, embattled, battled, unpacific, unpeaceful, belligerent, combative, armigerous, bellicose, martial, warlike, military, militant, soldier-like, soldierly, chivalrous, strategical, internecine, flagrante bello, in the thick of the fray, in the cannon's mouth, at the sword's point, at the point of the bayonet, Int, vae victis!, to arms!, to your tents O Israel!, the battle rages, a la guerre comme a la guerre, bis peccare in bello non licet, jus gladii, my voice is still for war, 'tis well that war is so terrible, otherwise we might grow fond of it, my sentence is for open war, pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war, the cannons have their bowels full of wrath, the cannons aspit forth their iron indignation, the fire-eyed maid of smoky war, silent leges inter arma, si vis pacem para bellum.

Subjection

N subjection, dependence, dependency, subordination, thrall, thralldom, thraldom, enthrallment, subjugation, bondage, serfdom, feudalism, feudality, vassalage, villenage, slavery, enslavement, involuntary servitude, conquest, service, servitude, servitorship, tendence, employ, tutelage, clientship, liability, constraint, oppression, yoke, submission, obedience, subject, dependent, subordinate, feudal, feudatory, in subjection to, under control, in leading strings, in harness, subjected, enslaved, constrained, downtrodden, overborne, overwhelmed, under the lash, on the hip, led by the nose, henpecked, the puppet of, the sport of, the plaything of, under one's orders, under one's command, under one's thumb, a slave to, at the mercy of, in the power of, in the hands of, in the clutches of, at the feet of, at one's beck and call, liable, parasitical, stipendiary, under, slaves - in a land of light and law.

Worship

N worship, adoration, devotion, aspiration, homage, service, humiliation, kneeling, genuflection, prostration, prayer, invocation, supplication, rogation, intercession, orison, holy breathing, petition, collect, litany, Lord's prayer, paternoster, beadroll, latria, dulia, hyperdulia, vigils, revival, cult, anxious meeting, camp meeting, ebenezer, virginal, thanksgiving, giving thanks, returning thanks, grace, praise, glorification, benediction, doxology, hosanna, hallelujah, allelujah, Te Deum, non nobis Domine, nunc dimittis, paean, benschen, Ave Maria, O Salutaris, Sanctus, The Annunciation, Tersanctus, Trisagion, psalm, psalmody, hymn, plain song, chant, chaunt, response, anthem, motet, antiphon, antiphony, oblation, sacrifice, incense, libation, burnt offering, heave offering, votive offering, offertory, discipline, self-discipline, self-examination, self-denial, fasting, divine service, office, duty, exercises, morning prayer, mass, matins, evensong, vespers, undernsong, tierce, holyday, worshipper, congregation, communicant, celebrant, worshipping, devout, devotional, reverent, pure, solemn, fervid, Int, hallelujah, allelujah!, hosanna!, glory be to God!, O Lord!, pray God that!, God grant, God bless, God save, God forbid!, sursum corda, making their lives a prayer, ora et labora, prayers ardent open heaven.

Rite

N rite, ceremony, ritual, liturgy, ceremonial, ordinance, observance, function, duty, form, formulary, solemnity, sacrament, incantation, service, psalmody, ministration, preaching, preachment, predication, sermon, homily, lecture, discourse, pastoral, baptism, christening, chrism, circumcision, baptismal regeneration, font, confirmation, imposition of hands, laying on of hands, ordination, excommunication, Bar Mitzvah, Bas Mitzvah, Bris, Eucharist, Lord's supper, communion, the sacrament, the holy sacrament, celebration, high celebration, missa cantata, asperges, offertory, introit, consecration, consubstantiation, transubstantiation, real presence, elements, mass, high mass, low mass, dry mass, matrimony, burial, visitation of the sick, seven sacraments, impanation, subpanation, extreme unction, viaticum, invocation of saints, canonization, transfiguration, auricular confession, maceration, flagellation, sackcloth and ashes, penance, telling of beads, processional, thurification, incense, holy water, aspersion, relics, rosary, beads, reliquary, host, cross, rood, crucifix, pax, pyx, agnus Dei, censer, thurible, patera, eileton, Holy Grail, prayer machine, prayer wheel, Sangraal, urceus, ritualism, ceremonialism, sabbatism, sabbatarianism, ritualist, sabbatarian, holyday, feast, fast, Sabbath, Pentecost, Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Passion week, Holy week, Easter, Easter Sunday, Whitsuntide, agape, Ascension Day, Candlemas, Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, Holy Thursday, Lammas, Martinmas, Michaelmas, All SAint's DAy, All Souls' Day, Ramadan, Ramazan, Bairam Passover, Shabuoth, Yom Kippur, Day of Atonement, Rosh Hashana, New Year, Hanukkah, Chanukkah, Feast of Lights, Purim, Feast of lots, ritual, ritualistic, ceremonial, baptismal, eucharistical, paschal, what art thou, thou idol ceremony?.


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