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Synonyms of 'service'

(noun) 
Definition
an organization or system that provides something needed by the public
a campaign for better social services
Synonyms
facility
What recreational facilities are now available?
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resource
The directory is a valuable resource.
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amenity
The hotel amenities include a health club and banqueting rooms.
(noun) 
Definition
the serving of guests or customers
clean restaurants with respectable service and fair prices
Synonyms
waiting
, ,
serving of food
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waiters or waitresses
(noun) 
Definition
a formal religious ceremony
The President was attending the morning service.
Synonyms
ceremony
The flag was blessed in a ceremony in the local cathedral.
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ritual
This is the most ancient and holiest of the rituals.
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rite
a fertility rite
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observance
Numerous religious observances set the rhythm of the day.
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sacrament
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liturgy
A clergyman read the liturgy from the prayer-book.
(noun) 
If a young woman did not have a dowry, she went into domestic service.
Synonyms
work
What kind of work do you do?
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labour
Every man should receive a fair price for the product of his labour.
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employment
She was unable to find employment in the area.
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business
May I ask what business you are in?
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office
the honour and dignity of the office of President
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duty
My duty is to look after the animals.
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(noun) 
Definition
a regular check made on a machine or vehicle in which parts are tested, cleaned, or replaced if worn
The car needs a service.
Synonyms
,
servicing
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routine check
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maintenance check
(noun) 
We were delighted to be of service.
Synonyms
use
There's no use you asking me any more questions about that.
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benefit
I'm a great believer in the benefits of this form of therapy.
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advantage
A good crowd will be a definite advantage to the team.
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utility
He inwardly questioned the utility of his work.
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avail
His efforts were to no avail.
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usefulness
His interest lay in the usefulness of his work.
(plural noun) 
Definition
work performed in a job
They have offered their services free of charge.
Synonyms
, , ,
offices
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helping hand
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ministrations
the tender ministrations of the woman who helped him
(verb) 
Definition
to check and repair (a vehicle or machine)
Make sure that all gas fires are serviced annually.
Synonyms
overhaul
The plumbing was overhauled a year ago.
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tune (up)
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go over
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fine tune
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recondition
They sell used and reconditioned motorcycle parts.
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keep in good condition
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give a maintenance check to
(verb) 
A quarter of the country's earnings go to service a foreign debt.
Synonyms
pay off
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settle
I settled the bill for my coffee and his two glasses of wine.
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discharge
The goods will be sold in order to discharge the debt.
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pay in full

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Additional synonyms

in the sense of advantage
Definition
benefit or profit
A good crowd will be a definite advantage to the team.
in the sense of amenity
Definition
a useful or enjoyable feature
The hotel amenities include a health club and banqueting rooms.
in the sense of avail
Definition
use or advantage
His efforts were to no avail.

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