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Traducción en español de “serve”


verb /səːv/
to work for a person etc, eg as a servant
He served his master for forty years .
to distribute food etc or supply goods
She served the soup to the guests Which shop assistant served you (with these goods )?
to be suitable for a purpose
servir (de)
This upturned bucket will serve as a seat .
to perform duties , eg as a member of the armed forces
servir , prestar servicio
He served (his country ) as a soldier for twenty years I served on the committee for five years .
to undergo (a prison sentence )
He served (a sentence of) six years for armed robbery .
in tennis and similar games , to start the play by throwing up the ball etc and hitting it
He served the ball into the net Is it your turn to serve?
server noun (usually in plural ) a utensil used in serving food
cubierto de servir
salad servers .
a person who serves (a ball ).
camarero , mesero
serving noun a portion of food served
porción , ración
I had two servings of pie .
it serves you etc right you etc deserve your misfortune etc
tenerlo bien merecido
He has done no work so it will serve him right if he fails his exam .
serve an apprenticeship to spend a ( fixed ) period of time as an apprentice .
hacer el aprendizaje
serve out phrasal verb to distribute to each of a number of people
She served out the pudding .
serve up phrasal verb to start serving (a meal )
servir , ofrecer
Please could you lay the table – I’m about to serve up.
(Definition of serve from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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