An event in which an entity takes the responsibility that something desirable happens on the behalf of another entity.
(economics) Action or work that is produced, then traded, bought or sold, then finally consumed.
Hair care is a service industry.
(computing) A function that is provided by one program or machine for another.
This machine provides the name service for the LAN.
I did three years in the service before coming here.
A set of dishes or utensils.
She brought out the silver tea service.
(sports) The act of initially starting, or serving, the ball in play in tennis, volleyball, and other games.
The player had four service faults in the set.
A religious rite or ritual.
The funeral service was touching.
(law) The serving, or delivery, of a summons or writ.
The service happened yesterday.
(public service) that which is provided by the government or its agents
The Job Centre provides a service to the unemployed.
(religion) Doing something for someone else without thought of reward or payment.