Subserve



verb (used with object), subserved, subserving.
1.
to be useful or instrumental in promoting (a purpose, action, etc.):
Light exercise subserves digestion.
2.
Obsolete. to serve as a subordinate.
verb (transitive)
1.
to be helpful or useful to
2.
(obsolete) to be subordinate to

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    adjective 1. serving or acting in a subordinate capacity; subordinate. 2. servile; excessively submissive; obsequious: subservient persons; subservient conduct. 3. useful in promoting a purpose or end. adjective 1. obsequious in behaviour or attitude 2. serving as a means to an end 3. a less common word for subordinate (sense 2)

  • Subserviency

    adjective 1. serving or acting in a subordinate capacity; subordinate. 2. servile; excessively submissive; obsequious: subservient persons; subservient conduct. 3. useful in promoting a purpose or end. adjective 1. obsequious in behaviour or attitude 2. serving as a means to an end 3. a less common word for subordinate (sense 2)



  • Subservient

    adjective 1. serving or acting in a subordinate capacity; subordinate. 2. servile; excessively submissive; obsequious: subservient persons; subservient conduct. 3. useful in promoting a purpose or end. adjective 1. obsequious in behaviour or attitude 2. serving as a means to an end 3. a less common word for subordinate (sense 2)

  • Subserviently

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