Translation of "serve" - English-Korean dictionary


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

Are you still serving?

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

시중을 들다
Are you being served?

to do work that helps society

(조직이나 사회를 위해) 일하다
to serve in the army
serve as something

to be useful as something

-의 역할을 하다
The spare bedroom also serves as a study.

to be in prison for a period of time

(교도소에서) 복역하다

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