Servant Definition

sûrvənt
servants
noun
servants
A person employed to perform services, esp. household duties, for another.
Webster's New World
A person employed by a government.
Webster's New World
A person devoted to another or to a cause, creed, etc.
Webster's New World
One who expresses submission, recognizance, or debt to another.
Your obedient servant.
American Heritage
One who is employed to work under the immediate control and instruction of the employer.
Webster's New World Law
Antonyms:
mistressmaster
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verb

(obsolete) To subject.

Wiktionary
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Servant

Noun

Singular:
servant
Plural:
servants, servaunts

Origin of Servant

  • Middle English from Old French from present participle of servir to serve serve

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French servant, from the present participle of the verb servir.

    From Wiktionary

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