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service 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈsərvis/,
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services, plural;
  1. Perform routine maintenance or repair work on (a vehicle or machine)
    • - have your car serviced regularly
  2. Supply and maintain systems for public utilities and transportation and communications in (an area)
    • - the town is small but well serviced
  3. Perform a service or services for (someone)
    • - the state's biggest health maintenance organization servicing the poor
  4. Pay interest on (a debt)
    • - taxpayers are paying $250 million just to service that debt
  5. (of a male animal) Mate with (a female animal)

  6. vulgar. (of a man) Have sexual intercourse with (a woman)

Noun
  1. The action of helping or doing work for someone
    • - millions are involved in voluntary service
  2. An act of assistance
    • - he has done us a great service
    • - he volunteered his services as a driver
  3. Assistance or advice given to customers during and after the sale of goods
    • - they aim to provide better quality of service
  4. Work done for a customer other than manufacturing
    • - scheduled commercial airline service
    • - highly customized goods and services
  5. The action or process of serving food and drinks to customers
    • - they complained of poor bar service
  6. A period of employment with a company or organization
    • - he retired after 40 years' service
  7. Employment as a servant
    • - the pitifully low wages gained from domestic service
  8. The use that can be made of a machine
    • - the computer should provide good service for years
  9. The provision of the necessary maintenance work for a machine
    • - they phoned for service on their air conditioning
  10. A periodic routine inspection and maintenance of a vehicle or other machine
    • - he took his car in for service
  11. The armed forces
    • - troops from all branches of the services
    • - service personnel
  12. An area with parking beside a major road supplying gasoline, refreshments, and other amenities to motorists

  13. A system supplying a public need such as transport, communications, or utilities such as electricity and water
    • - a regular bus service
  14. A public department or organization run by the government
    • - the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  15. A ceremony of religious worship according to a prescribed form; the prescribed form for such a ceremony
    • - a funeral service
  16. A set of matching dishes and utensils used for serving a particular meal
    • - a dinner service
  17. (in tennis and other racket sports) The action or right of serving to begin play

  18. A serve

  19. The formal delivery of a document such as a writ or summons


  1. work done by one person or group that benefits another; "budget separately for goods and services"
  2. be used by; as of a utility; "The sewage plant served the neighboring communities"; "The garage served to shelter his horses"
  3. an act of help or assistance; "he did them a service"
  4. make fit for use; "service my truck"; "the washing machine needs to be serviced"
  5. serve: mate with; "male animals serve the females for breeding purposes"
  6. the act of public worship following prescribed rules; "the Sunday service"
  7. Service was the sixth and, at the time, final studio album by Yellow Magic Orchestra. The band dissolved the following year after a world tour, but would later reform in 1993 for a one-off reunion album, Technodon. ...
  8. In computer networking, a server is simply a program that operates as a socket listener . The term server is also often generalized to describe a host that is deployed to execute one or more such programs .
  9. A service is the intangible equivalent of an economic good. Service provision is often an economic activity where the buyer does not generally, except by exclusive contract, obtain exclusive ownership of the thing purchased. ...
  10. Service of process is the procedure employed to give legal notice to a person (such as a defendant) of a court or administrative body's exercise of its jurisdiction over that person so as to enable that person to respond to the proceeding before the court, body or other tribunal. ...
  11. A motor vehicle service is a series of maintenance procedures carried out at a set time interval or after the vehicle has travelled a certain distance. ...
  12. In Anglican church music, a service is a musical setting of certain parts of the liturgy, generally for choir with or without organ accompaniment.
  13. An event in which an entity takes the responsibility that something desirable happens on the behalf of another entity; Action or work that is produced, then traded, bought or sold, then finally consumed; A function that is provided by one program or machine for another; The state of being ...
  14. A formal and public exercise of worship
  15. Something you do for someone else to make them happy, like giving them the time of day (or of their life). On some machines, well-known services are listed by the getservent function.
  16. A type of support or clinical intervention designed to address the specific mental health needs of a child and his or her family. A service could be provided only one time or repeated over a course of time, as determined by the child, family, and service provider.
  17. Work carried out to benefit a customer. Note: A service does not produce a physical product or tangible result, as this is called an activity.
  18. A term usually applied to a business which sells a service rather than manufactures or sells goods (eg. an architect or a window cleaner).
  19. A program accessed over the network.
  20. The period, normally monthly, collection of mortgage interest and principal repayment and other related expenses, such as property taxes and property insurance.
  21. We agree to provide You with the Service that shall include hosting in accordance with the order agreement. Certain Services, including Site hosting services, will be continued on a year to year basis thereafter, unless terminated earlier in accordance herewith.
  22. (Potentially ambiguous – context will determine whether it is a business service or a network service or a support service).
  23. Period of employment. Settlement. An arrangement of land or other property by deed, under which a trust is created by the settlor. Settlor. A person who establishes a trust.
  24. The services of TeleForwarding are all inbound (free)phone numbers available in our portfolio. This includes UIFN (Universal International Freephone Numbers), ITFN (International Freephone Numbers), PRS (Premium Rate Services), Shared Cost numbers and GEO-numbers (geographically bound landline ...
  25. Service is a customer-oriented result. This result is produced when suppliers perform activities that are oriented towards meeting customer needs.