- The definition of a servant is someone who performs work or tasks for another person.
Someone who acts as a maid or a butler is a servant.
A butler is a servant.
- a person employed to perform services, esp. household duties, for another
- a person employed by a government
- a person devoted to another or to a cause, creed, etc.
Origin of servantMiddle English ; from Old French ; from present participle of servir ; from Classical Latin servire, to serve
- One who is privately employed to perform domestic services.
- One who is publicly employed to perform services, as for a government.
- One who expresses submission, recognizance, or debt to another: your obedient servant.
Origin of servantMiddle English, from Old French, from present participle of servir, to serve; see serve.
- One who is hired to perform regular household or other duties, and receives compensation. As opposed to a slave.
- There are three servants in the household, the butler and two maids.
- One who serves another, providing help in some manner.
- She is quite the humble servant, the poor in this city owe much to her but she expects nothing.
(third-person singular simple present servants, present participle servanting, simple past and past participle servanted)
- (obsolete) To subject.
- taverns, versant
From Old French servant, from the present participle of the verb servir.
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