serving

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noun serv·ing \ ˈsər-viŋ \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of serving

:a helping of food or drink

Examples of serving in a Sentence

  1. This is my third serving of mashed potatoes.

  2. According to the package, one serving size is 6 ounces.

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First Known Use of serving

1864


SERVING Defined for English Language Learners

serving

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Definition of serving for English Language Learners

  • : an amount of food or drink that is enough for one person


SERVING Defined for Kids

serving

noun serv·ing \ ˈsər-viŋ \

Definition of serving for Students

:a helping of food He ate two servings of rice.

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