Detailed Translations for serve from English to French


to serve verb (serves, served, serving)

  1. to serve (attend to)
    • servir verb (sers, sert, servons, servez, )
  2. to serve (operate; attend to)
    servir; s'occuper de
    • servir verb (sers, sert, servons, servez, )
  3. to serve (serve out)
    servir; servir à table; prendre soin de; fournir; se charger de; offrir; présenter; mettre en avant; mettre; s'occuper de
    • servir verb (sers, sert, servons, servez, )
    • fournir verb (fournis, fournit, fournissons, fournissez, )
    • offrir verb (offre, offres, offrons, offrez, )
    • présenter verb (présente, présentes, présentons, présentez, )
    • mettre verb (mets, met, mettons, mettez, )

Conjugations for serve:

  1. serve
  2. serve
  3. serves
  4. serve
  5. serve
  6. serve
simple past
  1. served
  2. served
  3. served
  4. served
  5. served
  6. served
present perfect
  1. have served
  2. have served
  3. has served
  4. have served
  5. have served
  6. have served
past continuous
  1. was serving
  2. were serving
  3. was serving
  4. were serving
  5. were serving
  6. were serving
  1. shall serve
  2. will serve
  3. will serve
  4. shall serve
  5. will serve
  6. will serve
continuous present
  1. am serving
  2. are serving
  3. is serving
  4. are serving
  5. are serving
  6. are serving
  1. be served
  2. be served
  3. be served
  4. be served
  5. be served
  6. be served
  1. serve!
  2. let's serve!
  3. served
  4. serving
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for serve:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- service
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
fournir serve; serve out allow; bring; bring around; deliver; dispense; distribute; furnish; give; hand out; hand over to; mail; provide; provide with; put up for shipment; ration; send; send round; ship; supply; supply with
mettre serve; serve out add; assemble; bring down; cause; construct; deposit; dress; fasten; fit; instal; install; instigate; lay; lay down; lay something down; laydown; locate; place; position; pull to; put; put down; put on; put something down; secure; set; set down; set up; situate; station; take down; tie up
mettre en avant serve; serve out bring up; broach; broach a subject; cut; cut into; initiate; put forward; put on the table; raise; reap; sting; throw up; toss in the air; toss up
offrir serve; serve out bestow; delate; deliver; deliver up; dish up; do up; extend; give; give a present; give to; grant; hand; hand in; hand over; offer; pass; present; present with; proffer; regale; show; stand treat; treat; write out
prendre soin de serve; serve out aid someone financially; back someone; bring up; care for; educate; keep up; look after; maintain; nurse; provide for; raise; rear; see to; support; take care; take care of somebody; tend; worry about
présenter serve; serve out advise; appoint; be in sympathy with; be on show; bring forward; bring in; bring up; broach; broach a subject; conceive; consider; cut; cut into; delate; deliver up; dish up; display; do up; elect; enlist; enrol; enroll; enter; exhibit; extend; feel; feel empathy for; formulate; give; give to; hand; hand in; hand over; imagine; initiate; inscribe; intend; introduce; lay before; nominate; offer; parade; pass; phrase; present; present with; proffer; propose; propound; put forward; put into words; put on the table; raise; reap; recommend; register; show; showcase; sting; subscribe; suggest; sympathise; sympathize; think; throw up; toss in the air; toss up; word
s'occuper de attend to; operate; serve; serve out admit; be busy; be engaged in; deal with; engage in; feeling for; go in for; have to do; let in; operate; proceed; pursue; something to do; work
se charger de serve; serve out aid someone financially; back someone; keep up; maintain; provide for; support; take care of somebody
servir attend to; operate; serve; serve out accomodate; act as; aid; assist; attend; back; back up; be attentive; be helpful; be of help; dish up; distribute; do good; do up; extend the hand; function as; hand out; help; make oneself useful; oblige; prop up; provide; ration; second; serve out; service; te be of service
servir à table serve; serve out dish up; do up
- answer; assist; attend; attend to; dish; dish out; dish up; do; function; help; process; serve up; serve well; service; suffice; swear out; wait on

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Related Definitions for "serve":

  1. (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play1
    • his powerful serves won the game1
  2. put the ball into play1
    • It was Agassi's turn to serve1
  3. do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function1
    • He served as head of the department for three years1
    • She served in Congress for two terms1
  4. provide (usually but not necessarily food)1
    • We serve meals for the homeless1
    • The entertainers served up a lively show1
  5. help to some food; help with food or drink1
    • I served him three times, and after that he helped himself1
  6. mate with1
    • male animals serve the females for breeding purposes1
  7. deliver a warrant or summons to someone1
  8. do military service1
    • She served in Vietnam1
    • My sons never served, because they are short-sighted1
  9. work for or be a servant to1
    • May I serve you?1
    • The minister served the King for many years1
  10. be used by; as of a utility1
    • The sewage plant served the neighboring communities1
    • The garage served to shelter his horses1
  11. devote (part of) one's life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas1
    • She served the art of music1
    • He served the church1
    • serve the country1
  12. be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity1
    • Nothing else will serve1
  13. contribute or conduce to1
    • The scandal served to increase his popularity1
  14. promote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to1
    • Art serves commerce1
    • Their interests are served1
    • The lake serves recreation1
    • The President's wisdom has served the country well1
  15. serve a purpose, role, or function1
    • The tree stump serves as a table1
    • The female students served as a control group1
    • This table would serve very well1
    • His freedom served him well1
  16. spend time in prison or in a labor camp1

Wiktionary Translations for serve:

  1. sports: act of putting the ball or shuttlecock in play
  1. to work for
  2. legal: to bring to notice, deliver, or execute
  3. sports: to lead off with first delivery (of the ball)
  4. to be of use
  1. débarrasser une table des plats, assiettes, etc.
  2. garnir, pourvoir de ce qui est nécessaire ou utile en vue de tel ou tel objet.
  3. Aviser à quelque chose, y donner ordre, suppléer à ce qui manque. (Sens général)
  4. servir (transitive)
  5. Notifier par voie de justice

Cross Translation:
serve servir opdienen — eten en drinken op tafel zetten
serve servir dienen — (overgankelijk) iemand ~: een ander persoon het naar de zin maken
serve servir bedienen — eten en of drinken brengen in een horecagelegenheid
serve purger abbüßentransitiv, meist Recht: (eine Strafe) ableisten
serve servir bedienenmit Akkusativ: jemandem Dienste leisten
serve servir dienen — in untergeordneter Stellung gegen Lohn oder Sold arbeiten
serve servir servierenGastronomie: Speisen an den Tisch des Gastes bringen
serve servir servierenSport, unter anderem Tennis: einen Aufschlag spielen

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