Definition of Subserve in English :

Define Subserve in English

Subserve meaning in English

Meaning of Subserve in English

Pronunciation of Subserve in English

Subserve pronunciation in English

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1. subserve

be helpful or useful

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verb (transitive)
to be helpful or useful to
2. obsolete
to be subordinate to

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verb transitiveWord forms: subˈserved or subˈserving
to be useful or helpful to (a purpose, cause, etc.); serve; promote; aid

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tr.v. sub·served, sub·serv·ing, sub·serves
To serve to promote (an end); be useful to.

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