Definition of Servant

1. Noun. A person working in the service of another (especially in the household).




2. Noun. In a subordinate position. "The state cannot be a servant of the church"
Exact synonyms: Handmaid, Handmaiden
Generic synonyms: Subordinateness, Subsidiarity
Derivative terms: Serve

Definition of Servant

1. n. 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. v. t. To subject.

Definition of Servant

1. Noun. One who serves another, providing help in some manner. ¹

2. Noun. One who is hired to perform regular household or other duties, and receives compensation. As opposed to a slave. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Servant

1. one that serves others [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Servant

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serum response factor
serum shock
serum sickness
serum therapy
serum transferrin
serumal
serumal calculus
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serums
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servaline
servals
servant (current term)
servant's entrance
servant girl
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servanthoods
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servaunt
servaunts

Literary usage of Servant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah by Alfred Edersheim (1883)
"The ' servant of the Lord ' in relation to Israel's history was Kingship in ... But all sprang from the same fundamental idea : that of the ' servant of ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Railroads by Horace Gay Wood (1885)
"Co., LR 2 QB 534, the defendants' servant, who was the defendants' station-agent, ... In the cases relied upon there was no claim that the servant waa ..."

3. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie (1889)
"The burden is upon the servant to show negligence or unskilful- ness in the co-servant through whose act the injury was inflicted.1 5. Evidence. ..."

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