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servant meaning

EN[ˈsɜːvənt] [ˈsɝvənt]
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FR servant

    Definition of servant in English Dictionary

  • NounPLservantsSUF-ant
    1. One who is hired to perform regular household or other duties, and receives compensation. As opposed to a slave.
      1. There are three servants in the household, the butler and two maids. ‎
    2. One who serves another, providing help in some manner.
      1. She is quite the humble servant, the poor in this city owe much to her but she expects nothing. ‎
  • VerbSGservantsPRservantingPT, PPservanted
    1. OBS To subject.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • "Dog-robber" has a definite significance to some army men; but unless one has spent some time in uniform he will probably have to search long for its meaning: an officer's servant or striker.
        • The emperor had dozens of servants to wait upon him.
        • Lord Now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace according to thy promise.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
        Related Links:
        1. fr servant
        2. en servants
        3. fr servants
        4. fr servante
        5. en servantly
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        Meaning of servant for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "servant" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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