Bedeutung von “serve” im Essential American English Dictionary

serve

verb us /sɜrv/ present participle serving, past tense and past participle served

A2 to give someone food or drink, especially in a restaurant or bar:

Are you still serving?

B1 to help customers and sell things to them in a store:

Are you being served?

to do work that helps society:

to serve in the army

to be useful as something:

The spare bedroom also serves as a study.

to be in prison for a period of time

(Definition von “serve” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)