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Noun service has 15 senses
  1. service - work done by one person or group that benefits another; "budget separately for goods and services"
    --1 is a kind of
    work
    --1 has particulars: consulting service; facility; national service; utility
  2. service - a company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
    --2 is a kind of
    company
    --2 has particulars: utility, public utility, public-service corporation
    Derived form: verb service1
  3. service, religious service, divine service - the act of public worship following prescribed rules; "the Sunday service"
    --3 is a kind of religious ceremony, religious ritual
    --3 has parts: invocation, supplication
    --3 has particulars:
     church service, church; prayer meeting, prayer service; chapel service, chapel; committal service; none; vesper; watch night
  4. service - an act of help or assistance; "he did them a service"
    --4 is a kind of
    aid, assist, assistance, help
    Antonyms: disservice, ill service, ill turn
    --4 has particulars:
     childcare, child care; community service; community service, public service; help desk, helpdesk; seating
  5. service - employment in or work for another; "he retired after 30 years of service"
    --5 is a kind of
    employment, work
  6. military service, armed service, service - a force that is a branch of the armed forces
    --6 is a kind of force, personnel
    --6 has members: military unit, military force, military group, force
    --6 has particulars:
     army, regular army, ground forces; navy, naval forces; coastguard; air force, airforce
  7. service - the performance of duties by a waiter or servant; "that restaurant has excellent service"
    --7 is a kind of
    accommodation
    --7 has particulars: curb service; self-service
  8. overhaul, inspection and repair, service - periodic maintenance on a car or machine; "it was time for an overhaul on the tractor"
    --8 is a kind of care, maintenance, upkeep
    --8 has particulars: interim overhaul
    Derived form: verb service2
  9. service, table service - tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table
    --9 is a kind of tableware
    --9 has particulars: dinner service, dinner set; place setting, setting
  10. serve, service - (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play; "his powerful serves won the game"
    --10 is a kind of tennis stroke, tennis shot
    --10 has particulars: ace; fault; let, net ball
  11. service, serving, service of process - the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone; "he accepted service of the subpoena"
    --11 is a kind of delivery, bringing
  12. Service, Robert William Service - Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874-1958)
    --12 is a kind of writer, author
  13. avail, help, service - a means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it"
    --13 is a kind of helpfulness
  14. servicing, service - the act of mating by male animals; "the bull was worth good money in servicing fees"
    --14 is a kind of coupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual union
    Derived form: verb service3
  15. service - (law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him
    --15 is a kind of
    activity
    --15 has particulars: socage; military service; knight's service
Verb service has 3 senses
  1. service, serve - be used by; as of a utility; "The sewage plant served the neighboring communities"; "The garage served to shelter his horses"
    --1 is one way to function, work, operate, go, run
    Derived form: noun service2
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
  2. service - make fit for use; "service my truck"; "the washing machine needs to be serviced"
    --2 is one way to
    tune, tune up
    Derived form: noun service8
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. serve, service - mate with; "male animals serve the females for breeding purposes"
    --3 is one way to copulate, mate, pair, couple
    Derived forms: noun service14, noun servicing1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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