serving

All Verb
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  • Six of these are elected every two years to serve four-year terms.
  • All four council members are elected at-large to serve four-year terms.
  • Board members are elected from the district at large to serve four-year terms.
  • The council members serve four year terms and can hold office for three terms.
  • A further line serving the south of the city has also been suggested.
  • They serve four-year terms and may be re-elected only once.
  • They serve four-year terms and may be re-elected only once.
  • Members of families with three children serve a reduced time of six months.
  • These are only issued to soldiers who are serving outside of the country.
  • Members of both houses are elected by popular vote to serve four-year terms.
  • They would serve only in units and under officers of their state.
  • The non-permanent members serve two year terms and cannot be immediately re-elected.
  • Members serve three-year terms with two to three seats up election each year.
  • The members are elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms.
  • The members are elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms.
  • The members are elected by popular vote to serve four-year terms.
  • The other two council members at large serve two-year terms.
  • German also often serves as a model for the creation of new words.
  • The school board has nine members who serve three year terms.
  • There they are, and they have served a purpose, they have worked.
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Root form of serving is serve for the verb.

Words starting with serving

Meaning of serving

  • verb Serve a purpose, role, or function
    The tree stump serves as a table, The female students served as a control group, This table would serve very well, His freedom served him well, The table functions as a desk
  • verb Do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function
    He served as head of the department for three years, She served in Congress for two terms
  • verb Contribute or conduce to
    The scandal served to increase his popularity
  • verb Help to some food; help with food or drink
    I served him three times, and after that he helped himself
  • verb Provide (usually but not necessarily food)
    We serve meals for the homeless, She dished out the soup at 8 P.M., The entertainers served up a lively show
  • verb Devote (part of) one's life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas
    She served the art of music, He served the church, serve the country
  • verb Promote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to
    Art serves commerce, Their interests are served, The lake serves recreation, The President's wisdom has served the country well
  • verb Spend time in prison or in a labor camp
    He did six years for embezzlement
  • verb Work for or be a servant to
    May I serve you?, She attends the old lady in the wheelchair, Can you wait on our table, please?, Is a salesperson assisting you?, The minister served the King for many years
  • verb Deliver a warrant or summons to someone
    He was processed by the sheriff
  • verb Do military service
    She served in Vietnam, My sons never served, because they are short-sighted
  • verb Mate with
    male animals serve the females for breeding purposes
  • verb Put the ball into play
    It was Agassi's turn to serve