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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A stroke that puts the ball in play.
(动) As a verb
  1. Put the ball into play.
  2. Do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function.
  3. Provide (usually but not necessarily food).
  4. Help to some food; help with food or drink.
  5. Mate with.
  6. Deliver a warrant or summons to someone.
  7. Do military service.
  8. Work for or be a servant to.
  9. Be used by; as of a utility.
  10. Devote (part of) one's life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas.
  11. Be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity.
  12. Contribute or conduce to.
  13. Promote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to.
  14. Serve a purpose, role, or function.
  15. Spend time in prison or in a labor camp.
Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (名) noun, (不及物的动) intransitive verb
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效劳xiàoláoto serve (in some capacity); to work for
伺候cìhòuto serve; to wait upon
侍奉shìfèngto wait upon; to serve; to attend to somebody's needs
臣服chénfúto acknowledge allegiance to (some regime); to serve
伺侯sìhóuwait on; serve
奉养fèngyǎngto look after (elderly parents); to serve; to support
服侍fúshito attend to; to care for (patients etc); to look after; to wait upon; to serve; also written 伏侍, see also 服事
管待guǎndàito wait on; to attend; to serve
效力xiàolìeffectiveness; positive effect; to serve (in some capacity)
clothes; dress; garment; to serve (in the military, a prison sentence etc); to obey; to convince; to admire; to acclimatize; to take (medicine); mourning clothes; to wear mourning clothes
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