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Main Entry: serve
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: aid, help; supply
Synonyms: arrange, assist, attend to, be of assistance, be of use, care for, deal, deliver, dish up, distribute, do for, give, handle, hit, minister to, nurse, oblige, play, present, provide, provision, set out, succor, wait on, work for
Antonyms: receive, take
Main Entry: serve
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: act, do
Synonyms: accept, agree, attend, be employed by, carry on, complete, discharge, follow, fulfill, function, go through, hearken, labor, obey, observe, officiate, pass, perform, subserve, toil, work
Antonyms: refrain, refuse
Main Entry: serve
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: suffice; do the work of
Synonyms: advantage, answer, answer the purpose, apply, avail, be acceptable, be adequate, be good enough, be of use, be useful, benefit, content, do, do duty as, fill the bill, fit, function, make, profit, satisfy, service, suit, work, work for
Main Entry: accommodate
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: perform service
Synonyms: afford, aid, arrange, assist, avail, benefit, bow, comfort, convenience, defer, favor, furnish, gratify, help, humor, indulge, oblige, pamper, please, provide, serve, settle, submit, suit, supply, support, sustain, yield
Antonyms: bar, block, frustrate, hinder, impede, limit, obstruct, prevent, stop
Main Entry: act
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: do something
Synonyms: accomplish, achieve, begin, carry on, carry out, consummate, cook, create, develop, do, do a number, do one's thing, enforce, execute, function, get in there, go about, go for broke, go for it, go in for, go that route, go to town, intrude, knock off, labor, make progress, maneuver, move, officiate, operate, percolate*, perk*, perpetrate, persevere, persist, practice, preside, pursue, respond, serve, take effect, take part, take steps, take up, transort, undertake, work out
Antonyms: abstain, cease, discontinue, give up, halt, hesitate, idle, refrain, stop
Main Entry: act
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: behave in a certain way
Synonyms: appear, behave, carry, carry oneself, carry out, comport, conduct, do, enact, execute, exert, function, give the appearance, go about, impress as, operate, perform, play part, react, represent oneself, seem, serve, strike, take on
Main Entry: administer
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: dispense something needed
Synonyms: apply, apportion, authorize, bring, contribute, deal, deliver, disburse, distribute, dole out, execute, extend, furnish, give, impose, inflict, issue, measure out, mete out, offer, perform, portion, proffer, provide, regulate, serve, supply, tender
Antonyms: deny, frustrate, refuse, withhold
Main Entry: advance
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: promote or propose an idea
Synonyms: adduce, allege, ballyhoo, beat the drum for, benefit, boost, cite, encourage, foster, further, get ink for, hype*, introduce, lay forward, make a pitch for, offer, plug*, present, proffer, puff, push, put forward, put on the map, serve, set forth, splash, spot, submit, suggest, throw spotlight on, urge
Antonyms: hesitate, stop, withdraw
Main Entry: aid
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: help, support
Synonyms: abet, alleviate, assist, bail out, befriend, benefact, encourage, favor, go to bat for, go with, lend a hand, lighten, mitigate, open doors for, promote, relieve, serve, stick up for, straighten out, subsidize, sustain
Antonyms: block, hinder, hurt, impede, injure, obstruct
Main Entry: answer
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: solve; fulfill
Synonyms: clarify, conform, correlate, correspond, crack*, deal with*, do*, dope, dope out, elucidate, fill, fit*, lick*, measure up, meet, pass, qualify, satisfy, serve, suffice, suit, unzip, work, work through
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