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serve

verb
 
/sɜːv/ ( present participle serving, past tense and past participle served)
A2 to give someone food or drink, especially in a restaurant or bar
(~に)食事を出す
Are you still serving?
B1 to help customers and sell things to them in a shop
(客)に対応する, 接客する
Are you being served?
to do work that helps society
(社会に)奉仕する
to serve in the army
serve as something to be useful as something
~として使われる, ~として役立つ
The spare bedroom also serves as a study.
to be in prison for a period of time
刑期を務める, 服役する
(Definition of serve from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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