Sentence Examples


  • But Perugia had no mind simply to subserve the papal interests.
  • The corky layers which take so prominent a share in the formation of the bark are similarly modified and subserve the same purpose.
  • The store of energy thus accumulatec and distributed has to subserve various purposes in the econom~ of the plant.
  • The flagellants reappeared, and made the state of religious trouble in Germany, provoked by the struggle between the papacy and Louis of Bavaria, subserve their cause.
  • Hence arises the conception of rights and duties which should be maintained by law, as opposed to those actually maintained; with the further consequence that it may become occasionally a moral duty to rebel against the state in the interest of the state itself, that is, in order better to subserve that end or function which constitutes the raison d'être of the state.

How would you define subserve? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus