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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sur-vis]
    • /ˈsɜr vɪs/
    • /ˈsɜː.vɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sur-vis]
    • /ˈsɜr vɪs/

Definitions of servicing word

  • noun servicing an act of helpful activity; help; aid: to do someone a service. 1
  • noun servicing the supplying or supplier of utilities or commodities, as water, electricity, or gas, required or demanded by the public. 1
  • noun servicing the providing or a provider of accommodation and activities required by the public, as maintenance, repair, etc.: The manufacturer guarantees service and parts. 1
  • noun servicing the organized system of apparatus, appliances, employees, etc., for supplying some accommodation required by the public: a television repair service. 1
  • noun servicing the supplying or a supplier of public communication and transportation: telephone service; bus service. 1
  • noun servicing the performance of duties or the duties performed as or by a waiter or servant; occupation or employment as a waiter or servant. 1

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Origin of servicing

First appearance:

before 1100
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1100; Middle English (noun) < Old French < Latin servitium servitude, equivalent to serv(us) slave + -itium -ice; replacing Middle English servise, late Old English serfise ceremony < Old French servise, variant of service

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Parts of speech for Servicing


servicing popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

servicing usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for servicing

noun servicing

  • ministration — the act of ministering care, aid, religious service, etc.
  • ministrations — the act of ministering care, aid, religious service, etc.
  • awarding — Present participle of award.
  • carrying — to take or support from one place to another; convey; transport: He carried her for a mile in his arms. This elevator cannot carry more than ten people.
  • commissioning — the act of committing or entrusting a person, group, etc., with supervisory power or authority.

verb servicing

  • advantage — An advantage is something that puts you in a better position than other people.
  • gas — GNU assembler

Antonyms for servicing

verb servicing

  • idle — not working or active; unemployed; doing nothing: idle workers.

noun servicing

  • disservicing — harmful or injurious service; an ill turn.

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