Definitions of "serve"
  1. The act of delivering, publishing, or enforcing a legal document or notice, as mandated by law
  2. The action of making legal service on a person named in a process, informing or notifying them through legal means
  3. The act of imposing a designated period of imprisonment
How to use "serve" in a sentence
  1. After being found guilty, the defendant will have to serve a five-year sentence.
  2. The lawyer will serve the subpoena to the witness as a part of the court procedure.
  3. The summons was successfully served to the recipient by the designated officer.

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