Synonyms and Antonyms of serve

  1. 1 to be a servant for he served his master faithfully for 20 years Synonyms slave (for), work (for) Related Words attend, minister (to), tend (to) Phrases dance attendance (upon), wait on (also wait upon)

  2. 2 to be enough they made the pasta serve for eight guests Synonyms do, suffice Related Words answer, suit; assuage, content, quench, sate, satiate, satisfy

  3. 3 to be fitting or proper those old riding boots will serve for now, but you'll need newer ones for the horse show Synonyms befit, beseem [archaic], fit [archaic], go, do, suitRelated Words satisfy, suffice; function, work

  4. 4 to behave toward in a stated way my parents served me well in preparing me for life Synonyms act (toward), be (to), deal (with), handle, treat, useRelated Words consider, esteem, rate, reckon, regard, view; engage (with), react (to), respond (to)

  5. 5 to have a certain purpose the harsh punishment served to teach everyone a lesson Synonyms act, perform, function, workRelated Words operate, run; administer, carry on, control, direct, guide, handle, manage, oversee, regulate, supervise

  6. 6 to provide with something useful or desirable an excellent college that served her with the skills necessary to make it in today's job market Synonyms advantage, avail, help, profit, benefitRelated Words succeed, work (for); aid, assist; better, improve; content, delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; blessNear Antonyms hinder, impede; damage, harm, hurt, impair, injure; afflict, distress, upset

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