servant

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noun ser·vant \ˈsər-vənt\

Definition of servant

  1. :  one that serves others a public servant; especially :  one that performs duties about the person or home of a master or personal employer

servanthood

play \-ˌhu̇d\ noun

servantless

adjective

Examples of servant in a Sentence

  1. the wealthy family had servants to clean and cook for them

Origin and Etymology of servant

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from present participle of servir


First Known Use: 13th century


SERVANT Defined for English Language Learners

servant

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noun ser·vant \ˈsər-vənt\

Definition of servant for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is hired to do household or personal duties such as cleaning and cooking

  • : a person who is devoted to or guided by something


SERVANT Defined for Kids

servant

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noun ser·vant \ˈsər-vənt\

Definition of servant for Students

  1. :  a person hired to perform household or personal services


Law Dictionary

servant

noun ser·vant

Legal Definition of servant

  1. :  a person who serves others: as a :  an individual who performs duties about the person or home of a master or personal employer b :  a person in the employ and subject to the direction or control of an individual or company — see also respondeat superior — compare agent, master



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