Hindi translation of serve
servePowered by COBUILD /sɜːv सअव़्/
Word forms: serves, serving, served
Definitions and Translations
1. transitive verb
If you serve your country, an organization, or a person, you do useful work for them.
⇒ He served the government loyally for 30 years.
2. transitive or intransitive verb
If something serves as a particular thing or serves a particular purpose, that is its use or function.
काम आना/काम कर जाना
⇒ The small building served as a school. ⇒ I really do not think that an inquiry would serve any useful purpose.
3. transitive verb
If something serves people or an area, it provides them with something that they need.
⇒ This hospital serves about 250,000 people. ⇒ These small businesses serve the community well.
4. transitive verb
If you serve people or if you serve food and drink, you give people food and drink.
⇒ Our waiter served us quickly. ⇒ We served lunch to the children.
5. transitive verb
Someone who serves customers in a shop or a bar helps them and provides them with what they want to buy.
⇒ The waitress served me coffee and croissants.
6. transitive verb
If you serve a prison sentence, you spend a period of time in jail.
⇒ He is serving a five-year sentence for robbery.
7. intransitive verb, countable noun
When you serve in a game like tennis, you start play by hitting the ball. A serve is the act of doing this.
सर्विस करना-टेनिस आदि में गेंद को पहले मारकर खेल शुरू करना/खेल की सर्विस nf
⇒ He threw the ball up to serve. ⇒ His second serve hit the net.
If you say it serves someone right when something unpleasant happens to them, you mean that it is their own fault and you have no sympathy for them.
किए का फल मिलना
⇒ It serves her right for being so stubborn.
9. → see also serving
If you serve up food, you give it to people.
⇒ He served the meal up on delicate white plates.
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Example Sentences Including 'serve'
However, it seems I am doomed to serve your cause, whether I like it or not.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Still, `There must be someone else who could serve you that way.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
There is little shelter or defence here, but fire shall serve for both.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
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'serve' in Other Languages
- Arabic: ضَرْبةٌ مَبْدَئِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: serviço desporto
- Chinese: 发球 tennis
- Croatian: servis
- Czech: podání tenis
- Danish: serv
- Dutch: serve
- European Spanish: servicio saque
- Finnish: syöttö tenniksessä
- French: service tennis
- German: Aufschlag AufschlägeTennis
- Greek: σερβίρισμα
- Italian: servizio
- Japanese: サーブ
- Korean: 서브
- Norwegian: serve
- Polish: serwis
- Portuguese: serviço desporto
- Romanian: servă serve
- Russian: подача
- Spanish: servicio
- Swedish: serve
- Thai: การเสิร์ฟลูกเทนนิส
- Turkish: servis atmak
- Ukrainian: подача
- Vietnamese: cú phát bóng
- Arabic: يَخْدِمُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: servir
- Chinese: 服务
- Croatian: služiti
- Czech: sloužit být nápomocen
- Danish: tjene
- Dutch: dienen
- European Spanish: servir
- Finnish: palvella
- French: servir
- German: dienen
- Greek: υπηρετώ
- Italian: servire
- Japanese: 仕える
- Korean: 섬기다
- Norwegian: servere
- Polish: obsłużyć obsługiwać
- Portuguese: servir
- Romanian: a deservi
- Russian: обслуживать
- Spanish: servir
- Swedish: tjäna serva
- Thai: บริการ
- Turkish: hizmet etmek
- Ukrainian: служити
- Vietnamese: phục vụ
Translation of serve from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary