service


service
n.
work done for others

1) to do, offer, perform, provide, render a service

2) custom; meritorious; public; yeoman ('loyal') service

3) professional; social (BE) services (a fee for professional services)

4) service to (she received an award for meritorious service to the community)

5) (misc.) to press smb. into service

facility that satisfies a need

6) to introduce; offer, provide; restore service

7) to suspend a service

8) an ambulance; answering; bus; clipping (AE), press-cutting (BE); customer; dating; delivery; diaper (AE); door-to-door; employment (esp. AE); express; ferry; health-visitor (BE), visiting-nurse (AE); janitorial (AE); laundry; limousine (esp. AE); news, wire; placement; postal; repair; room; telephone; towing service

operation, use

9) to see service (this equipment has seen plenty of service)

10) in; out of service (the bus was not in service)

11) (misc.) to put smt. into service

disposal

12) to be at smb.'s service

help, benefit

13) to be of service to

religious ceremony

14) to hold a service; to hold services

15) a burial; marriage; memorial; prayer, religious service

16) an evening; morning; noontime; sunrise service (they hold sunrise services once a week)

set of utensils

17) a coffee; dinner; tea service

18) a service for

administrative division of government

19) the civil; consular; diplomatic; foreign; intelligence, secret service

20) human services ('social services')

game during which one serves

(tennis)

21) to hold ('win'); lose one's service

22) to break smb.'s service

duty in the armed forces

23) to see service (she saw service during the Second World War)

24) military; national (BE), selective (AE) service

25) active; inactive service

26) in the service

position as a servant

(esp. BE)

27) domestic service

28) to be in service; to go into service

scheduled routes, flights

29) to introduce; offer, provide service

30) to suspend service

31) daily; regular service

32) service between; from; to (regular service between two cities; that airline provides daily service from New York to London)

manner of dealing with customers

33) fast; fine; slow service

misc.

34) lip service ('meaningless promises')

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['sɜːvɪs]
answering
consular
diplomatic
door-to-door
inactive service
lose one's service
meritorious
noontime
placement
postal
religious service
render a service
restore service
secret service
selective (AE) service
tea service
to go into service
to hold services
towing service
yeoman ('loyal') service
diaper (AE)
janitorial (AE)
visiting-nurse (AE)
health-visitor (BE)
national (BE)
press-cutting (BE)
social (BE) services (a fee for professional services)
employment (esp. AE)
limousine (esp. AE)
out of service (the bus was not in service)
sunrise service (they hold sunrise services once a week)
(misc.) to press smb. into service
(misc.) to put smt. into service
['administrative division of government'] the civil
['disposal'] to be at smb. 's service
['facility that satisfies a need'] to introduce
['help, benefit'] to be of service to
['position as a servant'] (esp. BE) domestic service
['religious ceremony'] to hold a service
['set of utensils'] a coffee
['work done for others'] to do
a burial
a service for
active
an ambulance
an evening
in the service
professional
to be in service
to break smb. 's service
to suspend a service
human services ('social services')
['game during which one serves'] (tennis) to hold ('win')
service to (she received an award for meritorious service to the community)
['duty in the armed forces'] to see service (she saw service during the Second World War)
['operation, use'] to see service (this equipment has seen plenty of service)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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