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serve

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1 to be a servant for

  • he served his master faithfully for 20 years
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dance attendance (upon), wait on (also wait upon)

2 to be enough

  • they made the pasta serve for eight guests
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3 to be fitting or proper

  • those old riding boots will serve for now, but you'll need newer ones for the horse show
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befit, beseem [archaic], do, fit [archaic], go, suit

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fill the bill (or fit the bill)

4 to behave toward in a stated way

  • my parents served me well in preparing me for life
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do by

5 to have a certain purpose

  • the harsh punishment served to teach everyone a lesson
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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
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