noun, plural servals (especially collectively) serval.
a long-limbed, nocturnal African cat, Felis serval, about the size of a bobcat, having a tawny coat spotted with black: now rare in many former habitats.
noun (pl) -vals, -val
a slender feline mammal, Felis serval, of the African bush, having an orange-brown coat with black spots, large ears, and long legs
noun 1. a person employed by another, especially to perform domestic duties. 2. a person in the service of another. 3. a person employed by the government: a public servant. noun 1. a person employed to work for another, esp one who performs household duties 2. See public servant
noun, Ecclesiastical. 1. the attitude or practices of a church whose avowed purpose is to serve the world.
verb (used without object), served, serving. 1. to act as a servant. 2. to wait on table, as a waiter. 3. to offer or have a meal or refreshments available, as for patrons or guests: Come early, we’re serving at six. 4. to offer or distribute a portion or portions of food or a beverage, […]
- Serve a purpose
Also, serve one’s or the purpose. Be useful, meet the needs or requirements, satisfy, as in I don’t know why they’ve added all this information but it probably serves a purpose, or It often serves his purpose to be vague, or We don’t have a spading fork but this shovel should serve the purpose. This […]