Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Korean translation of “serve”

See all translations

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
제공하다
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
(Definition of serve from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “serve” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More