serving

noun

Definition of serving

  1. :  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.

1864

First Known Use of serving

1864


SERVING Defined for English Language Learners

serving

noun

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

  1. :  a helping of food <He ate two servings of rice.>


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