What is service?

  • (noun): The act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone.
    Example: "He accepted service of the subpoena"
    Synonyms: serving, service of process
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Some articles on service:

4th Regiment West Virginia Cavalry - Service
... The 4th West Virginia Cavalry was enlisted in Parkersburg and Wheeling in western Virginia between July and August 1863 for one year's service ... January 30, 1864, Engagement at Moorefield The regiment was mustered out on June 23, 1864 ...
Q (New York City Subway Service) - "Q" Designation History
... Q was introduced as a service identifier for the Brighton Beach Express via Broadway (Manhattan) on the rollsigns of the R27 class of subway cars as ... The former designation for the service was the number 1, itself introduced in 1924, a designation shared by all Brighton Line mainline services ... introduction of the R27 class subway cars, the mainline local services on the Brighton Line (and other BMT services) were given double letters in ...
YMCA Youth And Government - State Program Overviews - Kentucky Youth in Government
... Kentucky YMCA Youth Association placed high value on youth service intiatives, partnering with Youth Service America and supports student run Y-Clubs (service organizations) throughout the state ... Student leaders plan service projects and awareness activities in their schools and communities in order to meet a local need while teaching young people the ... To reinforce the power of service, this non-profit selects small teams of high school applicants to join the Y-Corps service teams each summer ...
Los Angeles International Airport - Ground Transportation - Bus - FlyAway Bus
... The FlyAway Bus is a shuttle service run by the LAWA, which currently travels between one of three off-airport areas San Fernando Valley (Van Nuys), downtown ... The shuttle service stops at every LAX terminal ... The service hours vary based on the line ...
Q (New York City Subway Service)
... The Q Broadway Express is a service of the New York City Subway ... the official subway map, as it represents a service provided on the BMT Broadway Line through Manhattan ... The Q service operates at all times ...

More definitions of "service":

  • (noun): Employment in or work for another.
    Example: "He retired after 30 years of service"
  • (noun): An act of help or assistance.
    Example: "He did them a service"
  • (noun): (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.
  • (verb): Mate with.
    Synonyms: serve
  • (verb): Be used by; as of a utility.
    Synonyms: serve
  • (noun): Tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table.
    Synonyms: table service
  • (noun): The act of mating by male animals.
    Example: "The bull was worth good money in servicing fees"
    Synonyms: servicing
  • (noun): (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play.
    Synonyms: serve
  • (noun): Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874-1958).
    Synonyms: Robert William Service
  • (noun): A means of serving.
    Synonyms: avail, help
  • (noun): The performance of duties by a waiter or servant.
    Example: "That restaurant has excellent service"
  • (noun): Work done by one person or group that benefits another.
    Example: "Budget separately for goods and services"
  • (verb): Make fit for use.
    Example: "Service my truck"; "the washing machine needs to be serviced"
  • (noun): A company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation.

Famous quotes containing the word service:

    The true courage of civilized nations is readiness for sacrifice in the service of the state, so that the individual counts as only one amongst many. The important thing here is not personal mettle but aligning oneself with the universal.
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831)

    Finally, your lengthy service ended,
    Lay your weariness beneath my laurel tree.
    Horace [Quintus Horatius Flaccus] (65–8)

    The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.
    Sun Tzu (6th–5th century B.C.)