Associations to the word «Service»

Wiktionary

SERVICE, noun. An act of being of assistance to someone.
SERVICE, noun. (economics) The practice of providing such a service as economic activity.
SERVICE, noun. (computing) A function that is provided by one program or machine for another.
SERVICE, noun. The state of being subordinate to or employed by an individual or group
SERVICE, noun. The military.
SERVICE, noun. A set of dishes or utensils.
SERVICE, noun. (sports) The act of initially starting, or serving, the ball in play in tennis, volleyball, and other games.
SERVICE, noun. A religious rite or ritual.
SERVICE, noun. (legal) The serving, or delivery, of a summons or writ.
SERVICE, noun. (Jordan) (Lebanon) (Syria) (Israel) (West Bank) A taxi shared among unrelated passengers, each of whom pays part of the fare; often, it has a fixed route between cities.
SERVICE, noun. A musical composition for use in churches.
SERVICE, noun. (obsolete) Profession of respect; acknowledgment of duty owed.
SERVICE, noun. (nautical) The materials used for serving a rope, etc., such as spun yarn and small lines.
SERVICE, verb. (transitive) To serve.
SERVICE, verb. (transitive) To perform maintenance.
SERVICE, verb. (transitive) (agriculture) (euphemistic) To inseminate through sexual intercourse
SERVICE, verb. (transitive) (vulgar) To perform a sexual act.
SERVICE, noun. Service tree
SERVICE À LA FRANÇAISE, noun. Serving the dishes of a meal all together in one course instead of in several courses
SERVICE À LA RUSSE, noun. Serving the dishes of a meal in courses
SERVICE AGREEMENT, noun. A formal contract of employment, particularly where the employee has high status, like a company director.
SERVICE AGREEMENT, noun. A contract between two businesses where one agrees to provide a specified service to the other, such as cleaning or running a staff canteen, or between a landlord and a tenant where the landlord is going to provide services, e.g. heating and lift maintenance, to the tenant.
SERVICE AREA, noun. A place built alongside a limited-access road where one can stop to buy fuel, refreshments, and so on.
SERVICE AREAS, noun. Plural of service area
SERVICE CAP, noun. (military) A cap or hat worn by officers or enlisted men when full dress uniform, or dress uniform, is not worn.
SERVICE CAPS, noun. Plural of service cap
SERVICE CHARGE, noun. An amount added to the bill in a restaurant, or other similar establishment, which is normally paid to the waiter or waitress.
SERVICE CHARGES, noun. Plural of service charge
SERVICE CLUB, noun. A voluntary nonprofit organization whose members engage in charitable work or fundraising.
SERVICE CLUBS, noun. Plural of service club
SERVICE COURT, noun. (tennis) The part of the court into which the ball must land on a serve
SERVICE DESIGN PACKAGE, noun. (computing) A document, used in the design of an IT project, that specifies the requirements from the viewpoint of the client and defines how these are actually fulfilled from a technical and organizational point of view
SERVICE DOG, noun. A canine, such as a seeing-eye dog or a hearing-ear dog, which assists a person who is physically handicapped or who suffers from a mental disability such as post-traumatic stress disorder.
SERVICE DOG, noun. A canine which assists the work of military or law enforcement officials.
SERVICE DOGS, noun. Plural of service dog
SERVICE GAME, noun. (tennis) (badminton) (ping pong) A game where one serves, as opposed to receiving.
SERVICE GAMES, noun. Plural of service game
SERVICE HAT, noun. Service cap
SERVICE HATS, noun. Plural of service hat
SERVICE INDUSTRIES, noun. Plural of service industry
SERVICE INDUSTRY, noun. An industry that does not produce any goods, but only provides a service such as a bank or insurance company.
SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENT, noun. A contract between the provider of a service and a user of that service, specifying the level of service that will be provided.
SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENTS, noun. Plural of service level agreement
SERVICE LINE, noun. (tennis) (badminton) The line, in tennis and similar sports, behind which the ball is initially served and over which the feet must not cross when serving
SERVICE LINES, noun. Plural of service line
SERVICE LOOP, noun. An extra length of wire or cable included in an electrical or electromechanical assembly for neatness, accessibility, freedom of movement or future serviceability.
SERVICE MARK, noun. (legal) A trademark denoting the source of a service rather than a product.
SERVICE MARKS, noun. Plural of service mark
SERVICE OF PROCESS, noun. (legal) The delivery of information to a person or entity providing notice that they are being sued with sufficient detail for them to respond to the suit.
SERVICE OF PROCESS, noun. (legal) The effective notification of a lawsuit such that a court may proceed with the case.
SERVICE ONESELF, verb. To masturbate.
SERVICE PACK, noun. (computing) A collection of software patches or upgrades offered as a single package with an installer.
SERVICE PACKS, noun. Plural of service pack
SERVICE PLAZA, noun. Rest area
SERVICE PROVIDER, noun. A company that provides a service.
SERVICE PROVIDERS, noun. Plural of service provider
SERVICE ROAD, noun. A relatively narrow road which runs alongside a major transportation route, such as a canal, a railway line, or a controlled-access highway.
SERVICE ROAD, noun. A route which enters or circulates through an institution, compound, land area, etc. for purposes of private access, maintenance, or security.
SERVICE SET IDENTIFIER, noun. (networking) a code that identifies the network to which packets on a wireless network belong
SERVICE SET IDENTIFIERS, noun. Plural of service set identifier
SERVICE STATION, noun. (noun) (UK) (Australia) (US) a filling station, gas station or petrol station; a facility selling fuel for road motor vehicles
SERVICE STATIONS, noun. Plural of service station
SERVICE TREE, noun. Either of two rare Old World deciduous trees, Sorbus domestica or Sorbus torminalis.
SERVICE TREES, noun. Plural of service tree

Dictionary definition

SERVICE, noun. Work done by one person or group that benefits another; "budget separately for goods and services".
SERVICE, noun. An act of help or assistance; "he did them a service".
SERVICE, noun. The act of public worship following prescribed rules; "the Sunday service".
SERVICE, noun. A company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation.
SERVICE, noun. Employment in or work for another; "he retired after 30 years of service".
SERVICE, noun. A force that is a branch of the armed forces.
SERVICE, noun. Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874-1958).
SERVICE, noun. A means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it".
SERVICE, noun. Tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table.
SERVICE, noun. The act of mating by male animals; "the bull was worth good money in servicing fees".
SERVICE, noun. (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.
SERVICE, noun. (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play; "his powerful serves won the game".
SERVICE, noun. The act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone; "he accepted service of the subpoena".
SERVICE, noun. Periodic maintenance on a car or machine; "it was time for an overhaul on the tractor".
SERVICE, noun. The performance of duties by a waiter or servant; "that restaurant has excellent service".
SERVICE, verb. Be used by; as of a utility; "The sewage plant served the neighboring communities"; "The garage served to shelter his horses".
SERVICE, verb. Make fit for use; "service my truck"; "the washing machine needs to be serviced".
SERVICE, verb. Mate with; "male animals serve the females for breeding purposes".

Wise words

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