Examples of servant in a Sentence
the wealthy family had servants to clean and cook for them
Recent Examples of servant from the Web
But in this instance, the president conveyed his threat through government officials, using the power of his office — and public servants — to extort a display of sycophancy from two cable news hosts.
But as someone who's found success in the private sector and leveraged her family name to build a retail brand, the life of a civil servant—one that includes going head-to-head with people who disagree with her—seems to pose too much of a challenge.
Everyone on that field is a public servant—our courageous police, our congressional aides who work so tirelessly behind the scenes with enormous devotion, and our dedicated members of Congress who represent our people.
In a separate project slated for the coming months, the World Bank will also seek to reduce rhino-horn usage among Vietnam’s public servants.
There’s a crackling comedy energy between him and the wonderfully sharp Emily Young as Toinette, his chippy and world-wise servant, who is forever trying to set Argan straight and is forever being maligned for her trouble.
Under a state of emergency declared after the July 15 coup, more than 50,000 people have been arrested and 100,000 civil servants dismissed through executive decrees for alleged links to the cleric.
Patsy, King Arthur’s loyal servant, is played by Wyatt Walberg, who graduated from Olathe East this spring.
Humility gets back to Pence's servant leadership philosophy.
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Origin and Etymology of servant
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from present participle of servir
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
SERVANT Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of servant for Students
: a person hired to perform household or personal services
Legal Definition of servant
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