[ UK /sˈɜːvənt/ ]
[ US /ˈsɝvənt/ ]
[ US /ˈsɝvənt/ ]
in a subordinate position
theology should be the handmaiden of ethics
the state cannot be a servant of the church
- a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
How To Use servant In A Sentence
- On y remarque _Le Mât_ qui est une Colonne en forme de Mât, autour duquel se trouvent des echellons servant à monter pour developer les hanches et la poitrine; _les Colonnes_ ou piliers, exercice servant à mettre le corps droit. A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy, Germany and Belgium
- His servants cooked up a delectable churrasco.
- Certainly observant Jews remember the crusaders as evil butchers, who on their way to Jerusalem, slaughtered and massacred many thousands of Jews and decimated entire Jewish communities such as Speyer, Worms and Mayencea and of course, when they arrived in Jerusalem, put the holy Jews of the city to the sword. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
- The servants disappeared as if they were whiffs of smoke blown away by the wind.
- Thou shalt not deliver unto his master," &c., sets the servant free from his _authority_ and of course, from all those liabilities of injury, to which _as his servant_, he was subjected, but not from the obligation of legal contracts. The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4
- For the fondness or averseness of the child to some servants, will at any time let one know, whether their love to the baby is uniform and the same, when one is absent, as present. Pamela
- A few days after, they brought the intelligence that Barbarina had returned; and the councillor dwelt with her in her new house; and the servants were commanded to call the signora Madame Cocceji. as she was his well-beloved and trusted wife. Berlin and Sans-Souci; or Frederick the Great and his friends
- They have said they want to reduce the pensions of privileged federal civil servants and use the money for social programmes.
- The decline became progressively steeper the older the civil servants were at the beginning. Times, Sunday Times
- You can put the 'blackie' up in some quarter of the house where he can move about at will without disturbing any of your own servants, and can get in and out at all hours; he will be useful, you know, in prowling about the grounds at night and ascertaining if the lady really does go to bed when she retires to her room. Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces