Translation of "serve" - English-Italian dictionary

serve

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

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

servire
Are you still serving? Siete ancora aperti per servire?

B1 to help customers and sell things to them in a shop

servire
Are you being served? La stanno servendo?

to do work that helps society

servire
to serve in the army servire nell’esercito
serve as something

to be useful as something

servire da qualcosa, fungere da qualcosa
The spare bedroom also serves as a study. La camera in più serve / anche da studio.

to be in prison for a period of time

scontare (condanna)

(Translation of “serve” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)