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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) serve

Synonyms: serve, service Definition: (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play Usage: his powerful serves won the game

Hypernyms: tennis shot, tennis stroke Definition: the act of hitting a tennis ball with a tennis racket

Synonyms for (verb) serve

Synonyms: serve Definition: put the ball into play Usage: It was Agassi's turn to serve

Hypernyms: go, move Definition: have a turn; make one's move in a game Usage: Can I go now?

Synonyms: serve Definition: do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function Usage: He served as head of the department for three years; She served in Congress for two terms

Hypernyms: do work, work Definition: be employed Usage: Is your husband working again?; My wife never worked; Do you want to work after the age of 60?; She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money; She works as a waitress to put herself through college

Synonyms: dish, dish out, dish up, serve, serve up Definition: provide (usually but not necessarily food) Usage: We serve meals for the homeless; She dished out the soup at 8 P.M.; The entertainers served up a lively show

Hypernyms: cater, supply, provide, ply Definition: give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance Usage: The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

Synonyms: serve, help Definition: help to some food; help with food or drink Usage: I served him three times, and after that he helped himself

Hypernyms: cater, supply, provide, ply Definition: give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance Usage: The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

Synonyms: serve, service Definition: mate with Usage: male animals serve the females for breeding purposes

Hypernyms: copulate, couple, pair, mate Definition: engage in sexual intercourse Usage: Birds mate in the Spring

Synonyms: process, serve, swear out Definition: deliver a warrant or summons to someone Usage: He was processed by the sheriff

Hypernyms: deliver Definition: bring to a destination, make a delivery Usage: our local super market delivers

Synonyms: serve Definition: do military service Usage: She served in Vietnam; My sons never served, because they are short-sighted

Hypernyms: do work, work Definition: be employed Usage: Is your husband working again?; My wife never worked; Do you want to work after the age of 60?; She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money; She works as a waitress to put herself through college

Synonyms: assist, attend, attend to, wait on, serve Definition: work for or be a servant to Usage: May I serve you?; She attends the old lady in the wheelchair; Can you wait on our table, please?; Is a salesperson assisting you?; The minister served the King for many years

Hypernyms: assist, aid, help Definition: give help or assistance; be of service Usage: Everyone helped out during the earthquake; Can you help me carry this table?; She never helps around the house

Synonyms: serve, service Definition: be used by; as of a utility Usage: The sewage plant served the neighboring communities; The garage served to shelter his horses

Hypernyms: operate, run, work, go, function Definition: perform as expected when applied Usage: The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in; Does this old car still run well?; This old radio doesn't work anymore

Synonyms: serve Definition: devote (part of) one's life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas Usage: She served the art of music; He served the church; serve the country

Hypernyms: work Definition: exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity Usage: I will work hard to improve my grades; she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

Synonyms: suffice, do, answer, serve Definition: be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity Usage: A few words would answer; This car suits my purpose well; Will $100 do?; A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school; Nothing else will serve

Hypernyms: fulfil, fulfill, live up to, satisfy Definition: meet the requirements or expectations of

Synonyms: serve Definition: contribute or conduce to Usage: The scandal served to increase his popularity

Hypernyms: set up, effect, effectuate Definition: produce Usage: The scientists set up a shock wave

Synonyms: serve, serve well Definition: promote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to Usage: Art serves commerce; Their interests are served; The lake serves recreation; The President's wisdom has served the country well

Hypernyms: foster, nurture Definition: help develop, help grow Usage: nurture his talents

Synonyms: serve, function Definition: serve a purpose, role, or function Usage: The tree stump serves as a table; The female students served as a control group; This table would serve very well; His freedom served him well; The table functions as a desk

Hypernyms: suffice, do, answer, serve Definition: be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity Usage: A few words would answer; This car suits my purpose well; Will $100 do?; A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school; Nothing else will serve

Synonyms: serve, do Definition: spend time in prison or in a labor camp Usage: He did six years for embezzlement

Hypernyms: pass, spend Definition: pass time in a specific way Usage: how are you spending your summer vacation?