n.1.One who serves, or does services, voluntarily or on compulsion; a person who is employed by another for menial offices, or for other labor, and is subject to his command; a person who labors or exerts himself for the benefit of another, his master or employer; a subordinate helper.
2.One in a state of subjection or bondage.
Thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt.
- Deut. v. 15.
3.A professed lover or suitor; a gallant.
In my time a servant was I one.
- Chaucer.
Servant of servants
one debased to the lowest condition of servitude.
Your humble servant
phrases of civility formerly often used in closing a letter, now archaic; - at one time such phrases were exaggerated to include Your most humble, most obedient servant.
v. t.1.To subject.
Noun1.servant - a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
Synonyms: retainer
2.servant - in a subordinate position; "theology should be the handmaiden of ethics"; "the state cannot be a servant of the church"
Synonyms: handmaid, handmaiden
Charlie McCarthy, Ganymede, acolyte, adherent, adjutant, agent, aid, aide, aide-de-camp, aider, amah, ancilla, appendage, appliance, assistant, au pair girl, auxiliary, ayah, best man, blue-collar worker, bondmaid, bondman, bondslave, bondsman, bondswoman, boots, boy, breadwinner, captive, casual, casual laborer, charwoman, chatelaine, chattel, chattel slave, chauffeur, chef, churl, civil servant, cleaner, cleaning man, cleaning woman, coachman, coadjutant, coadjutor, coadjutress, coadjutrix, common laborer, concubine, contrivance, cook, creature, daily, dangler, day laborer, debt slave, dependent, deputy, device, domestic servant, driver, dummy, dupe, employee, executive officer, factory worker, factotum, flunky, follower, footman, free lance, free-lancer, full-time worker, galley slave, go-between, governess, groom, hand, handmaid, handmaiden, hanger-on, heeler, helot, help, helper, helpmate, helpmeet, henchman, homager, houseboy, housekeeper, houseman, implement, industrial worker, inferior, instrument, interagent, intermediary, intermediate, intermedium, jobber, jobholder, junior, laborer, laboring man, lackey, lever, liege, liege man, liege subject, lieutenant, maid, maidservant, man, manservant, mechanism, mediator, medium, menial, midwife, migrant, minion, moiler, nanny, navvy, nurse, nursemaid, odalisque, office temporary, organ, page, paranymph, paraprofessional, pawn, peon, plaything, postilion, proletarian, public servant, puppet, retainer, right-hand man, roustabout, salaried worker, satellite, scullion, second, secondary, self-employed person, seneschal, serf, servitor, shadow, sideman, slave, steward, stewardess, stiff, stooge, subject, subordinate, supporting actor, supporting instrumentalist, tagtail, temporary, theow, thrall, toiler, tool, toy, tweeny, underling, understrapper, upstairs maid, vassal, vehicle, villein, wage earner, wage slave, wageworker, waiter, waitress, ward heeler, wine steward, worker, workgirl, workhand, working girl, workingman, workingwoman, workman
Translate Servant to Spanish, Translate Servant to German, Translate Servant to French
Sertoli's cell
serum albumin
serum disease
serum globulin
serum hepatitis
Serum of milk
serum sickness
-- Servant --
servant girl
Servant of servants
servant's entrance
serve up
serve well
Server Message Block
server room
server-parsed HTML
server-side include
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy