HyperDic: servant

English > 2 senses of the word servant:
NOUNperson servant, retainera person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
stateservant, handmaid, handmaidenin a subordinate position
servant > pronunciation
Soundsser'vahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > servant: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person working in the service of another (especially in the household).
Synonymretainer
Narrowerbody servantA valet or personal maid
cabin boyA young man acting as a servant on a ship
domestic, domestic help, house servantA servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
factotumA servant employed to do a variety of jobs
familiarA person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
lackey, flunky, flunkeyA male servant (especially a footman)
major-domo, seneschalThe chief steward or butler of a great household
manservantA man servant
menialA domestic servant
scullionA kitchen servant employed to do menial tasks (especially washing)
servant girl, serving girlA girl / girl who is a servant
BroaderworkerA person who works at a specific occupation
Spanishcriado, servidor, sirviente
Catalanservent, servidor
Verbsservework for or be a servant to
English > servant: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningIn a subordinate position.
Example "the state cannot be a servant of the church"
Synonymshandmaid, handmaiden
Broadersubordinateness, subsidiaritysecondary importance
Verbsservepromote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to

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